A loan of $600 helped buy a motorbike for her husband to commute to work.


Sem's story

Sem P., 30, is married with three school-aged children. She resides in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, with her husband and children. To make a living, she is employed at a Korean food restaurant in the town, earning an income of US $2 per day. The family is also assisted mainly by her husband, who is employed as a police officer and who looks after the safety of the people who visit Angkor Wat Temple. He is able to earn an income of US $7 per day to help cover the family expenses. P. and her family members are seeking to improve their standard of living and generate a better income. Therefore, P. is asking for a loan of US $600 to purchase a motorbike for her husband to commute to work. This loan will help her family to cut back on public transportation services. This is her second loan from CREDIT MFI, Kiva’s partner. P. is pictured with her husband and one of her children.



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