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Total loan: $175
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Touch


A loan of $175 helped to buy some baskets for sale.


Touch's story

Touch R. is a hard working man who makes his living by weaving baskets with his wife at home. This couple has seven children, four of whom are single and the rest are married. Of all his children, three are work at different jobs to share his responsibility of supporting the entire family’s needs.

Touch R. and his wife go through the village looking for bamboo and take it home and soak it in water for almost a week. The bamboo is then dried in the sun for three days. Touch and his wife then split the bamboo into smaller pieces and weave them into baskets. Touch R. is taking a loan to invest in his handicraft business, to buy some baskets for sale.



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: December 7, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a partner of Save the Children

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: December 7, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a partner of Save the Children