A loan of $1,000 helped buy a mechanical plow.


Soth's story

Soth L., age 39, is married and resides with her husband in the Takeo province of Cambodia. She has no children. She is employed at a local garment factory, earning an income of $2 per day to help cover the family expenses. The family is also assisted by her husband, who is a farmer growing rice and earning an income of $3 per day. Their standard of living has been improved since they have had these businesses. L. is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase a mechanical plow to help with the farming business. By doing so, she hopes that her husband will be able to produce more output from his farmland. This is L.’s first loan from CREDIT, a partner of Kiva.



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