A loan of $1,200 helped to pay for the work that is being done on her house which is currently under repair.

Toem's story

Mrs. Toem, forty-two, is a humble villager who lives in Ornlong Veng district of Siem Reap province. She has a common law relationship with her husband who sells groceries from their home, and she has been blessed with two children; one is married and one is single. She generates her income by making a kind of cake which she sells to people in her neighborhood. This cake can be eaten with tea or coffee and sometimes we can eat it with porridge as well. She typically earns around $3.00 per day.

Toem will use the amount she is requesting from HKL and Kiva to pay for the work that is being done on her house, which is currently under repair. And with the remaining funds, she’ll buy a stock of merchandise to support her husband’s business. In the future, Toem hopes to expand her store and sell many products to satisfy her customers and thereby increase her household income.

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