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A loan of $1,200 helped to buy a motorcycle and more raw materials.


Kdep's story

Kdep O., aged 40, is a widowed mother blessed with four children. One of her daughters is married and lives away from home, while the others are single and working. To earn a living, Kdep O. sells traditional mats that she weaves from her home. She makes the mats from palm leaf. She normally prepares a whole set of mats before selling it to her customer. She also orders and buys any mats from other weavers to serve her customer’s needs. She always waits to get orders from her customers before weaving a mat. Kdep O. requests a loan which will be used to buy a motorcycle to use as transportation and she will use any money remaining of the loan to buy more raw materials to make mats.



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