A loan of $500 helped to buy an airplane ticket for traveling to Korea.


Hel's story

Mrs. Hel, 62, is a basket maker who lives in Kompong Chhnang province. Her husband is also a basket maker. Together, this couple is able to earn approximately of $3.50 USD per day for living. They live with four single children at home. The other two children have been married and started new homes. Mrs. Hel is a patient woman with her job and always takes care of the family.

Currently, one of her grandchildren has passed the exam to work in Korea as a worker. However, her grandchild doesn’t have enough money to buy an airplane ticket for traveling to Korea. Thus, Mrs. Hel would like ask for a loan through HKL, one of Kiva’s partners, to help her grandchild purchase an airplane ticket. In the future, Mrs. Hel wishes to see all her descendants have bright futures and make a living by themselves.



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