A loan of $1,000 helped to buy sewing machines to start a new business.


Khat's story

Khat T., 56, is married and resides with her four children in Kampong Chnang province, Cambodia, an area known for palm products. Khat T. sells traditional baskets, earning an income of USD 5 per day to help cover the family expenses. Each month, the family has to spend USD 88 on food and USD 30 on the other necessary expenses. Khat T. is requesting a loan of USD 1000 to purchase sewing machines to run a new business as a tailor. In the future, she would like to use the additional income to repair her house. This will be her first loan from CREDIT, a long standing Kiva’s partner. Khat T. appears in the photograph with her son.



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