Shyama Khadka- Bhaishipati, Nepal
Mrs. Shyama Khadka, 26 years old, lives in the village of Bhaishipati, Lalitpur with her husband, daughter and young son. Her husband, Mr. Madan Khadka, is a teacher at the Ganudaya boarding school, her daughter is studying in middle school and her son is still too young for school. Mrs. Khadka started selling cows’ milk several months ago. She recently used a loan of $450 to buy another young cow for milk production. She sells milk in her growing neighborhood and she reports that the demand is increasing. With the help of her BPW loan, Ms. Khadka is able to invest in and expand her growing business.