A loan of $1,200 helped to buy a new sewing machine.


Sem's story

Sem M. is married and resides with her husband in Takeo province, Cambodia, an area known for pre-Angkorean temples. M. sells used clothes, earning an income of USD 2 per day. Her husband sells vegetables, earning an income of USD 2 per day. Each month, the family has to spend USD 50 on food and USD 60 on the other necessary expenses. M. is requesting a loan of USD 1200 to purchase a new sewing machine to start 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 second loan from CREDIT, a long standing Kiva partner.



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