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Total loan: $1,000
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A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase silk materials, set up an additional weaving loom and buy a motorbike.


Lida's story

Mrs. Lida T., 37, and her husband, Mr. Vuth Noun, 46, live in a small village along the Mekong River about 15 kilometers from Phnom Penh. They were married in 1993 and have three children: one son and two daughters. Two of their children attend school and one is still very young. Lida also has her mother is living with her.

Lida has been a silk weaver for fifteen years, a skill she learned from her mother. She sells her finished products to a middleman who then takes them to sell in Phnom Penh. Her husband has been in the army for twenty years. He works at the Air Force Headquarters base in Phnom Penh.

Lida is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase silk materials and set up one more loom for her weaving business. She also wants to buy a motorbike for her husband to drive to work.



Loan details

Loan length:

22 months
Disbursed date: February 27, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: MAXIMA Microfinance Plc

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Loan details

Loan length:

22 months
Disbursed date: February 27, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: MAXIMA Microfinance Plc