Handmade ‘Mat Weaving’ Helps People to Better Income

This is the handmade career as the ‘mat weaving’ by CCPCR’s Saving Group members in Tuol Kpos village, Chambak commune, Svay Chhrom District, Svay Rieng province.

With this homemade mat producing, members of Tuol Kpos Saving Group can earn around 100$ dollars per month, it is not include other income. Aunty Neang Rarn said, after got supported by CCPCR a partner of USAID’s CTIP funded through Winrock International, the members of Saving Group in her community are able to make income by weaving mat to sell and now they stop leaving home to work in Vietnam as before.

Aunty Rarn continued, some people used to leave their children at home with no chance to study regularly but now all members have career in community, so their children can go to school and also they help them to weave mat when they are free.

CCPCR’s Saving Group not supported only material to produce this “Mat” but also supported them to raise chicken at home with skill training such as animal raising skill, financial management skill and small business management.

Nowadays, all Saving Group members who got supported on raising chicken and weaving mat at home commit broaden their business to improve income and They also willing to support their children to get higher education.