A loan of $1,000 helped to buy more mats and hammocks for her husband to sell.

Sen's story

Sen S., 43, is married and lives with her three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia.

S. runs a hammock business at her home, and she is able to earn an income of US$5 per day to help cover the family expenses. She has been in this business since 2000. Her husband is a businessman who sells mats and hammocks, earning a gross income of US$35 per day. He has to travel everywhere in the province to sell his products.

S. and her husband try to work hard and help each others to ensure a good standard of living for the family and they are seeking to improve their businesses as well. As a result, S. is requesting a loan of US$1,000 from CREDIT, Kiva’s partner. She wants to use the loan to purchase more mats and hammocks for her husband to sell. This is her first loan from CREDIT.

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