A loan of $1,000 helped to enable her husband to buy more metal to produce more axes.

Tea's story

Tea M., 25, is married and lives with her husband and a child in Kampong Chnang Province, Cambodia, an area known for its palm products. M. is employed at a local garment factory, earning an income of USD 2.50 per day. Every month the family has to spend USD 44 on food and USD 10 on electricity supply.

M.’s husband produces metal axes, earning an income of about USD 4 per day. M. is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase more metal to improve her husband’s business. In the future, she would like to use any additional profit to repair her house.

This is M.’s first loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner in Cambodia. M.'s husband appear in the photograph because M. is not available.

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