A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase construction materials for repairing her house.


Chanthoeun's story

Mrs. Chanthoeun V., 46, is a widow with one son who helps her with her silk weaving business. She has two siblings; one brother and her. Her brother has full-time employment. Besides her child she also has her elderly mother living with her as well. The family lives on an island in the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh.

Chanthoeun has been a silk weaver since 1980, a skill she learned from her parents when she was eighteen years old. Her mother has been a silk weaver since 1955, a skill she learned from her parents when she was fourteen years old as well. They sell their finished products to the middleman in the village, who then takes them to sell in Phnom Penh.

Chanthoeun is requesting a loan of US$ 1000 to purchase construction materials for repairing her house.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details