A loan of $500 helped buy a new sewing machine to improve her business.


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Chat K., 30, resides with her family in Battambong province, Cambodia, an area known for quality rice products. K. is a tailor, earning an income of approximately $1.60 per day. Her husband is a farmer, earning an income of about $1 per day. Each month, the family has to spend $20 on food and $43 on the other necessary expenses. K. is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase a new sewing machine to improve her business. In the future, she would like to use any additional income to repair her house. This will be her first loan from CREDIT, a long standing Kiva partner.



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