The main source of her family’s income is from rice farming and growing cassava. She has been in the farming business for almost twenty years. She explains that she typically earns approximately 30,000 KHR per day.
This is the fourth loan Kheng is seeking through Kiva's partner, VisionFund. She successfully used the prior loans to improve her family's living conditions. Now she is seeking another loan with VisionFund, the proceeds of which would be used to buy fertilizers and pesticides for her farmland. She hopes to increase her crop yield and sell the crops for a good price so that she can continue to improve her family's standard of living.
About VisionFund CambodiaVisionFund 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.
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