She supports her family by growing rice. She has been engaged in this line of business for years and explains that she is able to generate approximately 30,000 KHR per day from the business.
Sarat has been with VisionFund (Kiva's partner) for the past three loan cycles and has fully repaid back her previous loan. She is happy to report that her living conditions are improving. For this cycle, she is seeking a loan in the amount of 4,000,000 KHR to buy fertilizer and insecticides for her crops. She hopes to boost her crop yield so that she can increase her income.
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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