Funded

Total loan: $550
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Tuk's Group

Cambodia
Siem Reap, Cambodia / General Store

A loan of $550 helped a member to buy items such as sweets, soft drinks, cooking ingredients, plastic products and other necessary inventory.


Tuk's Group's story

There are five members in this group and all of them reside in Siem Reap Province of Cambodia. Mrs. Tuk is the person who is selected to be the team leader. She is a 42 year old married woman and the mother of two single children. One of her children is employed as a cleaner and has a formal salary each month. Her other child attends the local school.

Mrs. Tuk is a domestic worker in the port. FR. her job, she receives a profit of about $3USD per day to use in the daily expenses of the family. Her husband also works in the same occupation by her side. In order to increase her revenue, Mrs. Tuk would like to run a new business of selling many kinds of goods in front of her house. Because of the lack of working capital, Mrs. Tuk has decided to ask for a loan fund fR. HKL and Kiva to buy some items such as sweets, soft drinks, cooking ingredients, plastic products and other necessary inventory.

In the future, Mrs. Tuk hopes that with her income, she will expand her new selling business, and rebuild her existing house. She also hopes to support her children so they finish the high school level of education.

The other four borrowers are: Mrs. Sun, a domestic laborer, who is applying for a loan to repair her broken house. Mrs. Sun, 32, is a domestic worker who requests a loan to decorate her old house. Mrs. Mar, a cleaner, is taking a loan to mend her house. Mrs. Houn is a Khmer cake seller who requests a loan to buy more ingredients for making her Khmer cake.

In this group: Tuk, Sun , Sun, Mar, Houn
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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: July 27, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a partner of Save the Children

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: July 27, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a partner of Save the Children