Khnoeurn, is 40 years old, living in a rural area of the Ponhea Krek district of Kompong Cham province, Cambodia. She has one daughter and one son, both of whom are still her dependents and in school. To support the family, she has been involved in rice farming and cassava planting for twenty years. She can earn about 63,600 KHR per day from her current business. Khnoeurn is applying for her first loan of 3,000,000 KHR with VisionFund. With this loan she is going to buy fertilizers for her field. She hopes to earn more income from the cassava business, live in a better conditions, and keep the children in school.
About VisionFund Cambodia
VisionFund Cambodia is a Christian organization and microfinance institution that provides small loans and other financial services to improve the lives of children, empower poor women and their families, and grow successful businesses. The organization works primarily in rural parts of Cambodia and has distinguished itself by targeting the very poor who require smaller loan sizes, regardless of religious beliefs, gender or ethnic background.
Kiva lenders’ funds will help the organization to expand into the northeastern provinces of the country, which have historically been underserved and difficult to reach with financial services.