A loan helped to buy a motorbike so she can get work as a food delivery driver.


Chanthou's story

Chanthou, 59 years old, lives with her dependent husband in Takeo province, Cambodia. She has worked as a rice since 2010. She usually can earn around 3 US dollars per day, and her earnings support all her family's needs.

In the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic, many people, including Chanthou, have suffered because their income was dramatically decreased or else completely lost. Shops, schools, and also garment factories are closed. People are ordered to stay home or work from home.

As a response to this nation-wide crisis, she would like to ask a favor from Kiva: a loan of about 6,000,000 KHR, so she can use buy a motorbike and get work as a food delivery driver.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.



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