A loan of $2,650 helped to purchase sterling silver in bulk for her designs.


Ploy's story

Ploy is an artisan in Thailand who specializes in handcrafted jewelry and accessories. She would like to invest in the purchase of sterling silver in bulk for her designs.

Ploy has been selling through NOVICA since 2000. This is her story:

"Although silversmithing is my passion, I have not always been a silversmith. I have a medical condition, and I cannot sit for long periods of time, as is required in many workshops. I took up various jobs, including selling food and working as a housekeeper, but in the end silver called me back! Now, working for myself with great enthusiasm, I am able to set my own hours, so as not to tire to extremes. And this really makes me happy!

"Thank you everyone for this microcredit, because it will help me purchase the silver I need to prepare for the upcoming holiday season."

Use the link below to view Ploy's handcrafted sterling silver jewelry on the NOVICA site:

http://www.novica.com/kiva/2325



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