A loan of $600 helped a member to purchase silk material for weaving.


Thyda's Group's story

Mrs. Thyda V. (shown in picture on the left) was selected by her group members to be a group leader for a loan from Maxima. In the group there are six families represented, including hers. They all live on an Island of the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh

1-Miss. Thyda V. (age 24) is single and lives with her old mother and brothers and sisters. Thyda has been a silk weaver since she was eighteen years old, a skill she learned from her mother. She is requesting a loan in the amount of $100 to purchase silk material for weaving.

2-Mrs. VU. U. (age 47) is a widow with two children: one son and one daughter who is married. Her son is a weaver as well. U. has been a silk weaver since she was fourteen years old, a skill she learned from her neighbor. She is requesting a loan in the amount of $100 to purchase silk material for weaving.

3-Mrs. Touch K. (age 40) and her husband were married in 1996 and have three children: two sons and one daughter. Two of their children are in local school. Touch and her husband have been silk weavers for over ten years, a skill they learned from their neighbor. Touch is requesting a loan in the amount of $100 to purchase silk material for weaving.

4-Mrs. Bunleang U. (age 28) and her husband were married in 1998 and have two sons. Bunleang has been silk a weaver for years, a skill she learned from her mother, while her husband has been a carpenter for four years. She is requesting a loan in the amount of $100 to purchase silk material for weaving.

5-Mrs. Sanh S. (age 36) and her husband were married in 1998 and have one son who is in local school. Sanh and her husband have been silk weavers for almost twenty years. Sanh is requesting a loan in the amount of $100 to purchase silk material for weaving.

6-Mrs. Ly C. (age 55) is a widow with five children: four sons and one daughter. Ly has been a silk weaver since she was fifteen years old, a skill she learned from her neighbor. She is requesting a loan in the amount of $100 to purchase silk material for weaving.

In this group: Thyda, Vun, Touch, Bunleang, Sanh, Ly



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