A loan of $400 helped to purchase silk materials for her silk weaving business and pay school fees for her children.


Channy's story

Mrs. Channy L., 44, is a widow and lives on an island in the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. She has five children: 4 sons and 1 daughter. One of them is married and lives outside the family home; one has full-time employment and the other three attend school.

Channy has been a silk weaver for 4 years. She sells her finished products to a middleman in the village, who then takes them to sell in Phnom Penh market. She is requesting a loan of US$ 400 to purchase silk materials for her silk weaving business and pay school fees for her children.



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