A loan of $300 helped to buy cloth for her business.


Rup Laxmi's story

Rup Laxmi is 42 years old. She is married and has four children. In 2000, she established her tailoring business. Working six days a week and eight hours a day, she supports her family.

She has already received and successfully repaid four loans from Patan BPW and used her most recent to buy cloth for her business. In the future, Rup Laxmi plans to uplift the economic conditions of her family. She thanks you for your support.

In the Kathmandu Valley, clothing is made to order. Tailor stalls line the streets where store owners sell material and work their sewing machines. These skilled tailors make school uniforms for children as well as the traditional women's kurta surwal and men's daura surwal. With a Kiva loan, BPW borrowers are able to purchase additional cloth material or sewing machines that will increase production and profitability.



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