Perpetual Light Fund Winner 25
Roeung Channy, Winner of the $100 Microenterprise Fund (May 2008)
Roeung Channy, 30, is married and has three children. The family lives in the Siem Reap province of Cambodia. Roeung earns income working as a tailor, typically making US$2.5 per day. Roeung has been involved in the tailoring business since 1998 after finishing a specialized school.
Roeung's husband works in the fishery department, making about US$2 per day. Every month, the family spends US$50 on food, US$10 on utilities, US$5 on their children’s education, and US$10 on transportation. At present, Roeung Channy is asking for a loan of US$600 to be able to purchase a sewing machine to help in her business. In the future, she wants to open a small tailoring shop.
Congratulations to Roeung!
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