A loan of $1,000 helped to buy locks and lock spare parts to improve her husband's business.


Thorn's story

Thorn H., 52, is married and resides with her family in Kampong Chnang province, Cambodia, an area known for palm products.

H. is employed at the shoe factory, earning an income of $4 per day. Her husband is a lock repairman, earning an income of $3 per day to help cover the family expenses.

Each month, the family has to spend $100 on food and $32 on the other necessary expenses.

H. is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase more locks and lock spare parts to resell and to improve her husband’s business. In the future, she would like to use the additional income to repair her house. This will be her fifth loan from CREDIT, a longstanding Kiva partner.



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