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Mrs. Yemkala D. is a grocery shopkeeper in the town of Balkhu. She opened her grocery store 2 years ago to strengthen the economic condition of her family. She sells different types of grocery goods such as rice, maize, snacks, etc. in her shop. She has to expand her business and attract more customers. She is requesting for a Rs 25000 loan to expand her business.

Mrs. D. lives in a single family with her husband and one son. Her husband is a teacher and regularly helps his wife Mrs. D. in her business. Her son is studying in pre-primary school and needs more attention.

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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
  • $609,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 75.9
    Nepal Rupees (NPR) = $1 USD