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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

  • Kathibet's Group
    Kathibet's Group received a loan from jason to purchase hybrid seeds and fertilizer to improve harvests of maize.
  • Sokheng
    Sokheng received a loan from jason to purchase more beverages to resell in her store.
  • Vim Group
    Vim Group received a loan from jason to invest in his sandals and slippers business.
  • Pascuala
    Pascuala received a loan from Joanna Giles to buy seeds and soil amendments to grow flowers.
    Joanna Giles
  • Fetu
    Fetu received a loan from 1 team members to buy a new sewing machine, thread, needles, a measuring tape, a new pair of scissors, and material.
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  • José Antonio
    El Salvador
    José Antonio received a loan from 1 team members to buy a high-pressure air compressor and an industrial sander in order to continue carrying out his work in his auto body repair, painting, and metal-structures workshop.
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Rankings In Field Partner Fans Category

#6 for New Users (All Time)
#5 for Amount Funded (All Time)
#4 for Amount Funded (This Month)
#5 for Amount Funded (Last Month)