A loan of $400 helped to purchase silk materials for her weaving business.


Chhen's story

Mrs. Chhen L. (took a picture with her daughter), 62, was married in 1966 and has six children: four sons and two daughters. Two of them were married and live outside the family house, two daughters are silk weavers and one son works in a garment factory that produce jean. Besides her children Chhen also has two sons in-law and two grandchildren are living with her. The family lives on an Island of Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia.

Chhen has been a silk weaver since she was sixteen years old. She sells her finished products to the middleman in the village who then takes it to sell at market in Phnom Penh. Chhen hopes to continue her weaving business, it’s a main business for her to earn income to support her family that why she is applying for her first loan of $400 to purchase silk materials for her purpose.



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