A loan of $150 helped to buy raw materials for her tailoring business.

Manwati's story

Manwati is 39 years-old . She is married and has 2 children, aged 19 and 14.

Many years ago, she established her tailoring business. Working 6 days a week and 8 hours a day, she supoorts her family. She has already received and successfully repaid 1 loan from Patan BPW and used her most recent loan to buy raw materials for her business.

In the future, Manwati plans to improve 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 material 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 material or sewing machines that will increase production and profitability.

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