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Total loan: $3,600

Sa

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Chiang Rai, จ.เชียงราย, Thailand / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy organic feed for her chickens.


Sa's story

Sa has an organic chicken farm in her native northern Thailand. She is now in her mid 40's.

She is a member of the Akha tribe in Chiang Rai, Thailand, one of several different ethnic groups which make their homes across the mountain ranges of southern China, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, and Thailand.

For her entire life, she has grown vegetable on family land in the mountains near her home. But because prices of her farm goods go up and down, her income is very unpredictable, and is rarely enough to support her family.

She has 700 egg laying hens to raise on farmland. Selling the eggs she gets every day can potentially triple the income she makes currently. She will use the loan to buy organic feed.

Her egg farm will give her and her family a monthly source of cash for their lives, which she plans to use to send her children to study and to clear the family's debt.