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Total loan: $7,600

Khamla

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Chiang Rai, จ.เชียงราย, Thailand / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase organic hens and organic feed.


Khamla's story

Our borrower is 46 years old and has started an organic chicken farm in her native northern Thailand. She is a member of the Karen tribe in Chiang Rai, Thailand, which is one of the several different ethnic groups who make their homes across the mountain ranges of Southern China, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand.

For her entire life, she has grown vegetables on family land in the mountains near her home. However, because prices of her goods fluctuate, her income was very unpredictable and is rarely enough to support her family. Therefore, she decided to work with Hilltribe Organics to start raising organic eggs. This would be her 3rd loan with Kiva. She is a responsible farmer and caretaker of hens.

She wants to purchase 850 egg-laying hens to raise on her farmland. Selling the eggs will provide a continuous monthly income for her family and will allow them to clear family's debt.