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Total loan: $1,350


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Lamduan, Surin, จ.สุรินทร์, Thailand / Arts

Niam's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy silk thread, dyeing color, and material for weaving silk cloth.

Niam's story

Niam is a married woman living with her husband, child, and grandchildren in a Khmer community of Surin Province, the northeastern region of Thailand.

Basically, her family makes a living by growing jasmine rice and weaves silk cloth for selling. For weaving silk cloth, she learned from people in her community because she needed to find more sources of income, so she is very skillful.

During this period, she has looked for an opportunity to develop the business. Then, she applied for the Kiva loan to purchase silk thread, dyeing color, and materials for weaving silk cloth.

The loan will encourage her to afford the materials sufficiently as well as support the local woman entrepreneur to have more jobs.