A loan of $500 helped to purchase a cart to hitch to an old motorbike, and firewood to sell.


Um's story

Um C. is a 39 year-old married woman who raises pigs to sell. She has been running this business since 2004. Um C. makes an income of approximately $1 per day. Her husband sells firewood in the village using his motorbike for transportation. He gets an average profit of $4 a day. In order to make more profit, Um C.’s husband wants to purchase a cart to connect to his old motorbike in order to buy and transport more firewood to sell. That is why Um C. would like to request a loan from Kiva. The couple has three school-aged kids.



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