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Total loan: $125
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Radha

Nepal
SainbuBhaishepati, Nepal / Grocery Store

A loan of $125 helped to buy grocery goods.


Radha's story

Radha is 28 years old. She is married and has 2 children, ages 9 and 4. In 2010, she established her grocery store business. Working 7 days a week and 12 hours a day, she supports her family. She has already received and successfully repaid 1 loan from Patan BPW and used her most recent to buy grocery goods.

In the future, Radha plans to uplift the economic condition of her family. She thanks you for your support.

In the Kathmandu Valley, the small grocery stores, called pasals, are an important part of the local economy. Fresh produce, milk, and staples such as rice, lentils, and flour are purchased daily for cooking in the home. Owners of small grocery stores use Kiva loans to increase their purchasing power and profit margains. By keeping inventory strong and purchasing in larger amounts, owners of these small stores are able to increase profitability. While a typical pasal might be no more than 100 sq. feet, they are always full of bargaining customers, incoming produce, and shrewd businesswomen.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 23, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Patan Business and Professional Women

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 23, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Patan Business and Professional Women