A loan of $500 helped to purchase silk material for weaving.


Sam-Oun's story

Mrs. Sam-oun M., 53, is a widow with four children: one son and three daughters. Her son is a fisherman. One of her daughters is a silk weaver, another one has full-time employment and one more daughter attends school. The family lives on an Island of the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh.

Mrs. Sam-oun has been a silk weaver since 1975. She sells her finished products to the middleman, who then takes it to sell in Phnom Penh. Now she is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase silk material for the weaving business.



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