Basanta Neupane

“This is my first bank account,” says 32-year-old Basanta Neupane of Manma, Kalikot. She was also the first woman to open a bank account in Sakchyam supported Sanima Bank Branch in Manma.

UKaid Sakchyam, Access to Finance Programme is helping women like Basanta, from rural Nepal enter into formal financial system. The programme is helping women gain control over finances and resources – ultimately empowering her and her family to lead a financially secure life.