A loan of $500 helps to buy traditional clothes, jewel and other salon materials to support his business.


Ratha's story

Ratha is 26 years old and is a single man and living with his parents and four siblings. He is in the salon business. His mother is selling fruits such as oranges. He has been running this business for 11 years.

Ratha will use this loan to buy traditional clothes, jewel and other salon materials to support his business so that he can generate additional income to support his family. His goals are to build a new and bigger house for his family and expand his business to be bigger in the future.

His main challenge is the fluctuation in price of goods.


This loan is special because:

It provides entrepreneurs with resources to increase income and improve their living conditions

Kendra Thorogood, Kiva staff

Kendra Thorogood
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.