A loan of $1,000 helps to purchase more rattan and tropical fruit trees for making mats to sell in the market.


Sokunthea's story

Sokunthea is 21 years old. She is a widow and living with her mother. She and her mother are in the weaving business. She has been weaving and selling mats for three years.

She will use this loan to purchase more rattan and tropical fruit trees for making mats to sell in the market. By making and selling mats, she can earn enough money to improve her business and change her family's living standards. She hopes she can renovate her house and expand her current business in the future.

Her main challenges are more competitors and insufficient capital.


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.