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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      

 

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Team Activity

  • Alfreda
    Philippines
    Alfreda received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy organic fertilizers and good quality seedlings.
    Joanna Giles
  • Toafa
    Samoa
    Toafa received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy cordials, sugar, a large cooler, a new chest freezer, chinese candy and foam cups.
    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
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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
  • Iqbal
    Pakistan
    Iqbal received a loan from Joanna Giles to purchase more baby goats and calves to cater to more customers.
    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
  • Arlene
    Philippines
    Arlene received a loan from Joanna Giles to purchase additional clothes to sell.
    Joanna Giles
  • Ranielyn
    Philippines
    Ranielyn received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy fertilizers and other farm supplies.
    Joanna Giles
  • Felicidad
    Philippines
    Felicidad received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy feed and other supplies to raise her cattle.
    Joanna Giles
  • Dilbar
    Tajikistan
    Dilbar received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy a computerized sewing machine to reduce fabric waste during the sewing process and increase her business profit.
    Joanna Giles
  • Artur
    Armenia
    Artur received a loan from 1 team members to purchase a truck to sell bread and baked stuff from.
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Impact   Updated Hourly

132
Team Members
$86,725
Amount Loaned
2,354
Loans
17.8
Loans per member

Rankings In Field Partner Fans Category

#5 for New Users (All Time)
#6 for Amount Loaned (All Time)
#8 for Amount Loaned (This Month)