A loan of $500 helped to buy a sewing machine.


Chhoeut's story

Chhoeut L. is a 22-year-old resident of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Chhoeut L. is married with three young children, who are students and dependent on her income. Her husband has been running a taxi service.

To earn a living, Chhoeut L. gets small pieces of clothing from a garment factory and prepares them as sets for a fee. The cloth is used for turning into furnishings. Chhoeut L. dreams of owning a machine which will allow her to sew cloth for other furnishings to sell. That is why she has requested a loan of $500 to buy a sewing machine. This will help her to increase her income to make sure that her family attains a better standard of living.



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