Total loan: $1,325


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Sikhoraphum, Surin, จ.สุรินทร์, Thailand / Health

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A loan helped to buy beds, Thai traditional massage oil, and materials for using in Thai traditional massage business.

Jutamas's story

Jutamas lives with her children in a Kuy community, the ethnic group in Surin province. Basically, her family earns an income from planting jasmine rice and from running a Thai traditional massage business in the community.

Jutamas was inspired by her friend to learn traditional Thai massage to increase income for her family. She was trained and received a certificate from The Union of Thai Traditional Medicine Society. She plans to expand the business, so she applied for the Kiva loan to buy more beds, Thai massage oil, and materials for use in the business.

The loan will help her to improve the business so that she can better serve her customers and fulfill her dream of owning the business. Moreover, it will support rural women to create more jobs.