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Janak Maiya
Mrs. Janak Maiya M. lives in Thecho, Lalitpur. She lives in a single-family home. There are five members including herself in her family. Her husband, Mr. Bhim Bahadur M., is a laborer in the housing construction business. Her older daughter works in an office. Her remaining two daughters are students in grades eight and seven, respectively.


Mrs. Janak Maiya M. makes traditional bangles from bronze metals. She gets orders from the dealers. All of her daughters also help her in this work.


Now Mrs. Janak Maiya M. is requesting her first loan of Rs. 10000.00 to buy raw materials such as bronze metals, a jigsaw and a cutting machine used in making the traditional bangles.

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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 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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $477,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 82.2
    Nepal Rupees (NPR) = $1 USD