A loan of $800 helped to purchase a variety of souvenirs to resell.


Sang's story

Sang R., 40, is a widow living in Siem Reap Province with her six children. Daily, she goes to the market to sell meatballs and dried meat, making around $15 to support her large family. Three of her children also work: two sons earn $50 each month, and another child is a waitress, but Sang lacks access to capital to expand her business. She sees the Siem Reap area as a good opportunity to increase her income and is requesting a loan of $800 to purchase a variety of souvenirs for her children to resell in front of the temples.

Siem Reap has benefited lately from a large increase in tourism, especially at Angkor Wat. With so many people coming to visit the city each year, Sang R. sees increased business opportunities, so in the future, she would like to set up a grocery store to increase her daily income and better support her family.



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