Total loan: $500
Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia / Retail
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A loan helped to expand her store and to purchase merchandise to sell.
Som is a 38-year-old married woman who has been living in Siem Reap province. She is responsible for four single children, some of whom have their own employment. Som runs a small store from her home, selling snack foods, spices, sweets, and many miscellaneous household products. She typically generates around US $2 per day to add to her husband’s income. Her husband is in the motorcycle transportation business. Som is applying for a loan through HKL to expand her store and to purchase merchandise to sell such as snack foods, soft drinks, spices, cigarettes, shampoos, powders, and beauty products. This purchase will allow her to satisfy her customers and thereby increase her income. She is very thankful and will repay her loan on time as scheduled.