A loan of $500 helped to purchase silk materials for her weaving business.


Lang's story

Mrs. Lang L. (pictured with her husband) and her husband, Mr. Sophorn Horn, live in a small village across from the Mekong River, about 15 kilometers from Phnom Penh. They were married in 1988 and have four children: two sons and two daughters. Three of them attend school and one weaves silk at home. Mrs. Lang L. has been a silk weaver for 5 years. She sells her finished products to middlemen in the village, who then take them to sell at the Phnom Penh market. Her husband has been building wooden houses for 5 years as well. Besides these businesses, the couple also grows rice on their rice farm near the village. Mrs. Lang has received a loan from Kiva before, and is now requesting a loan of $500 to purchase silk materials for continue her weaving business.



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