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Jagatha Maiya
Mrs. Jagatha Maiya M. lives in Thecho, Lalitpur. She lives in a single family home with her husband Mr. Mahendra M., a son and two daughters. Her older daughters are studying in grade 11 and 8 respectively. Her son is in primary school.

Mrs. M. opened a grocery shop two years ago to uplift the living standard of her family. Their condition is not good so they can't provide a better education for their children because in Nepal the cost of education is very high comparative to the income. To overcome this problem she opened a grocery shop.

Due to a lack of funds she can’t buy goods in her shop. So she is asking for her second loan of Rs 15000 to buy goods like rice, dal, noodles, and other items.

She needs to provide a better education for her children and wishes to help her husband upgrade the quality of life for her family.

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About BPW Patan

This loan was administered by Kiva's Field Partner, Patan Business and Professional Women. BPW Patan became Kiva's first Field Partner in Nepal in 2007. BPW Patan is continuing to operate after the serious earthquake which took place in Nepal in April 2015. Given the difficult circumstances borrowers and partners face post-natural disasters, these loans may therefore carry additional risk. BPW Patan operates throughout the Kathmandu Valley, offering microcredit, business training, and literacy classes to low-income women in both urban and rural areas. BPW Patan uses a group lending methodology, which not only allows women without collateral to access finance, but also provides members with a valuable support system. In addition to providing economic opportunities to its clients, BPW Patan seeks to empower Nepali women within their homes and communities. For more information about BPW Patan, visit the BPW Patan Partner Page and keep an eye out for new loans and borrower updates. Also, please consider joining the BPW Patan Lending Team to show your support.

About Nepal

  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Nepal Loans Fundraising
  • $536,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 63.5
    Nepal Rupees (NPR) = $1 USD