A loan of $1,000 helped to expand her brother's business of gold and platinum purchase and sales.


Kosal's story

Kosal, 47, resides in Kampong Cham province, Cambodia, an area known for rubber plantations. Kosal is a farmer, earning an income of $0.63 US per day to help cover the family's expenses. Her husband produces fishing tools to sell, earning an income of $3 per day. Each month, the family has to spend $100 on food and $25 on the other necessary expenses.

Kosal is requesting a loan of $1000 to expand her brother's business by selling and purchasing gold and platinum. This will be her first from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner. Her husband appears in the photograph.



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