A loan of $800 helped to purchase silk materials for her weaving business and grocery items for resale.


Sopheap's story

Mrs. Sopheap T. (in the photo), age 55, and her husband, Mr. Sophanny Chan, age 50, have been married since 1979 and have seven children: two sons and five daughters. Two of them are married and live outside the family home, two attend school, one weaves silk at home and the other two work in a garment factory. The family lives on an island in the Mekong River about 15 kilometers from Phnom Penh City.

Sopheap is a silk weaver. Besides her weaving business, she also runs a grocery store in the village. Her husband drives a motor taxi. She is asking for a loan of $800 to purchase silk materials for her and her daughter’s weaving business. She will also use part of her loan to buy grocery items for inventory.



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