A loan of $325 helped to buy small chickens.

Shanti's story

Shanti is 24 years old. She is married and has one child, aged 6. In 2008, she established her poultry farming business. Working 7 days a week and 4 hours a day, she supports her family. She has already received and successfully repaid five loans from Patan BPW and used her most recent to buy small chickens for her business. In the future, Shanti plans to uplift the economic conditon of her family. She thanks you for your support.

In the Kathmandu Valley, raising poultry for eggs and meat is a very profitable business. Kiva loans are used to purchase chicks, food, and necessary medicine to keep the chickens healthy. Once matured, the chickens are sold at small butcher shops or in the many open air markets throughout the valley.

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