A loan of $2,425 helped a member to buy more silk to weave and more baskets to re-sell in the village.

Mrs. Thorn Chea Village Bank Group's story

The president of this village bank, selected by its 19 members, is Mrs. Thorn C.. Like her fellow group members, she lives in the village of Dong in the province of Takeo. Each member of the group intends to use the loan for individual business purposes.

Mrs. Thorn C. is a silk weaver, so she is requesting the loan to buy more silk to weave. She also buys baskets to re-sell in the local village. Her husband, Mr. T. Hi, is a farmer who makes a small income to support the family.

Mrs. Thorn C. is 47 years old and is the mother of three children, who are all attending the local school.

In this group: Thorn, Ngim, Uoy, Sam Ath, Leng, Mom, Samley, Mao, Yeng, Thou, Mon, Meth, Sok Ly, Chhoeun, Ol, Ngann, Vorn, Ol, Run
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