A loan of $1,000 helped to buy cows, a motorbike, and more meatballs to expand her business.


Mao's story

Mao V., 26, is married and lives with her one-year-old child in Takeo Province, Cambodia. Her husband works as a construction builder, earning an income of 5 USD per day. V. is engaged in a business selling groceries, boiled duck eggs and fried meatballs at her home from which she is able to earn an an income of 50 USD per day to help cover the family expenses. She has been in this business since 2008. She always travels everywhere in the town of the province to sell her food. V. and her husband try to work hard and help each other ensure a good standard of living for the family and are seeking to improve their businesses as well. As a result, V. is requesting a loan of US $1,000 from CREDIT, Kiva’s partner. She wants to use the loan to purchase cows, a motorbike, and more meatballs to expand her business. This is her first loan from CREDIT.



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