A loan of $500 helped to purchase a shop and some barbering tools.

Doung's story

Doung S., 47, is a widower and the father of three children. All three of them are still teenagers and attend school.

He has a job as a local barber and rents a small workshop, located in the market, to provide his service. Most of his clients are men who come to buy merchandise in the market. He normally generates an average of $5 profit a day and uses his income to meet all his children’s needs.

Doung S. has been renting the shop at an expensive rent for years. Right now, he wants to own a shop in the market but he hasn’t enough money to do so. Therefore, he has decided to look for a loan from Kiva to add to his savings in order to purchase a shop and some barbering tools.

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