A loan of $225 helped to increase inventory of store.

Rupa Kumari's story

This is 34 year-old Rupa Kumari K.. She is married and has 3 children, aged 13,12 and 8. In 2005, she established her fruits shop business. Working 7 days a week, 11 hours a day, she supports her family. She wants this loan from Patan BPW and used her most recent loan to increase the inventory of her store. In the future, Rupa Kumari plans to expand the business. She thanks you for your support.

This loan was administered by Kiva's local partner MFI, Patan Business and Professional Women. Patan BPW became Kiva's first field partner in Nepal in 2007. Patan BPW operates throughout the Kathmandu Valley, offering microcredit and business training programs to low-income women. In addition to providing economic opportunity to their clients, Patan BPW seeks to empower Nepali women within the home and community. For more information about Patan BPW, visit our partner page and keep an eye out for new loans and borrower updates: BPW Partner Page

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