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Mrs Laxmi B., 40 years old, lives in a single family with her husband Mr Achut B. and three children. Her husband is a security guard in a private office. Her older daughter works in a motorcycle workshop, her son is studying in grade 10 and her younger daughter is studying in grade7.

Mrs Laxmi already owns a cow and she has been selling milk for some time. In Nepal pure, fresh cow’s milk is highly valued for its nutrition. Mrs Laxmi lives in a growing neighborhood and in that area the demand for milk is increasing.

She carries her milk containers and sells door to door daily in the morning and evening. Because of the rising demand, she wants to buy another cow to increase her production so she seeks a loan of Rs 30000.00. Mrs Laxmi plans to purchase a Jersey cow which produces more milk than the normal cows.

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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
  • 5
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    Nepal Loans Fundraising
  • $609,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 64.0
    Nepal Rupees (NPR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Laxmi to buy another young milk-giving cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2008
Apr 24, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009