A loan of $300 helped buy more raw materials to produce Cambodian violins for tourists.


Sem's story

Sem P., 40, is married with four children (she is in the photo background). She resides in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, with her husband and children. To make a living, she is engaged in a craft business of producing Cambodian traditional violins as souvenirs for the tourists who visit Angkor Wat Temple, earning an income of US $7 per day. Her husband helps her in the business (he is in the foreground), and he is also a security guard for a private company, earning an income of US $3 per day. Both sources of income from P. and her husband help cover the family expenses. P. and her family members are seeking to improve their standard of living and generate a better income. Therefore, Yav is asking for a loan of US $300 to purchase more raw materials to produce the violins. This is her first loan from CREDIT MFI, Kiva’s partner. P. is pictured with her husband and one of her children.



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