A loan of $350 helped to buy chickens.


Surja Maya's story

Surja Maya is 45 years-old. She is married and has one child, aged 25. In 2002, she established her butcher shop business. Working 7 days a week and 8 hours a day, she supoorts her family. She has already received and successfully repaid 6 loans from Patan BPW and used her most recent to buys chickens for her business. In the future, Surja Maya plans to uplift the economic condition of her family. She thanks you for your support. In Nepal, the meat is always fresh. In small stalls along busy roads, open air butcher shops sell chicken, goat, and water buffalo by the kilo. The stalls are piled high with product and sales are brisk. With the help of a Kiva loan, BPW's borrowers are able to purchase additional stock at better prices. This increase in purchasing volume creates greater profit margins for the borrower.



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