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We loan because...
We believe in the economic and social empowerment of women in Nepal.

About us
We are the employees, volunteers and supporters of BPW Patan: Kiva's field partner in Nepal.

The photo captures Urmila, the President of BPW Patan, with a group of new borrowers in a rural village in Nepal taking out their first Kiva loans.

Location: Patan, Nepal      

 

Latest Messages  

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Team Activity

  • Las Activas Group
    Guatemala
    Las Activas Group received a loan from jason to buy a cylinder of propane, firewood, as well as corn, rice, oil and sugar at the wholesale level.
    jason
  • Rose
    Kenya
    Rose received a loan from Joanna Giles to pay tuition fees for her children.
    Joanna Giles
  • Joyce
    Kenya
    Joyce received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy dairy feeds for increased milk production and hence increased income to provide food and clothing as well as pay school fees for her children.
    Joanna Giles
  • Joyce
    Kenya
    Joyce received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy farming inputs and grow more vegetables.
    Joanna Giles
  • Mercy
    Kenya
    Mercy received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy farming inputs such as quality fertilizer and compost manure.
    Joanna Giles
  • Esther
    Kenya
    Esther received a loan from 1 team members to buy farming tools and equipment.
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  • Solepa
    Samoa
    Solepa received a loan from 1 team members to buy carving tools, varnish, brushes, paint, sand-paper, and copper wire.
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  • Valon
    Kosovo
    Valon received a loan from 1 team members to buy tools and equipment necessary for his work as an electrician.
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  • Sabana
    India
    Sabana received a loan from Joanna Giles to expand her clothing business by buying more saris and garments to sell.
    Joanna Giles
  • Eddisa
    Kenya
    Eddisa received a loan from Joanna Giles to purchase eggs and salt, and to pay for the renewal of the business permit in hopes that this will help her to provide food for her child.
    Joanna Giles
  • Oimhol
    Tajikistan
    Oimhol received a loan from Joanna Giles to renovate her house, in order to create warmth and comfort in her home.
    Joanna Giles

Impact   Updated Hourly

134
Team Members
$87,350
Amount Loaned
2,363
Loans
17.6
Loans per member

Rankings In Field Partner Fans Category

#5 for New Users (All Time)
#9 for New Users (Last Month)
#6 for Amount Loaned (All Time)