A loan of $900 helped to purchase granite stone for mortar-and-pestle making business.


Hiek's story

The loan of USD 900.00 from HKL and Kiva will help Hiek, who is 33 years old, succeed in her granite mortar-and-pestle making business. Heik and her husband help each other in producing mortars and pestles in order to make income for the family. Recently, they ran out of raw materials (granite stones), which is why Hiek has applied for a loan. Together, they are able to generate income around USD 4.00 per day and use it to cover their daily expenses. Hiek has been engaged in the business for almost 20 years. She is now a mother of three school-aged children, who still need daily allowances from her. Hiek hopes that she can send all of her children to attend university after they finish their education at high school level.



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