A loan helped to buy silk yarn, dyes, and other materials to weave silk cloth.

Chian's story

Chian is a local woman living with her children in a rural community in Surin Province in the northeastern region of Thailand. Her family cultivates jasmine rice and also weaves silk cloth to sell to make a living.

Chian was motivated to weave silk cloth due to its beauty. Her mother also taught and encouraged her to weave silk cloth. Chian's family has made a living by weaving silk cloth for over 40 years. During this period, she was looking for a way to keep her business on track by expanding it. As a result, she applied for the Kiva loan to buy silk thread, dyes, and other materials to weave silk cloth.

This loan is important to her. This loan will enable her to purchase the necessary materials for her occupation. It will also help her as a local female entrepreneur. She hopes that her family will have a good life in the future.

This loan is special because:

It helps women living in rural areas improve financial literacy and invest in their businesses.

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