A loan of $250 helped to buy raw materials for her business.


Lalita's story

Lalita is 40 years old. She is married and has two children aged 8 and 7. Many years ago, she established her tailoring shop. Working six days a week and 8 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 raw materials for her business.

In the future, Lalita plans to uplift the economic condition 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 materials and work their sewing machines. These skilled tailors make school uniforms for children as well as the the traditional women's kurta surwal and men's daura surwal. With a Kiva loan, BPW borrowers are able to purchase additional cloth materials or sewing machines that will increase production and profitability.



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