Sdey is in her mid-20s, the mother of an infant and resides in Kandal Stoeung district of Kandal province, Sdey is a paid worker with a decent job at the factory. She has held her job for one year and she manages to earn about 25,000 KHR per day. This is Sdey's second microloan with VisionFund (Kiva’s partner) and she has fully repaid her past loan already. Nowadays, the transportation cost for commuting back and forth to her workplace is quite a challenge for her. She is requesting another loan to buy a decent motorbike to overcome her transportation issue. She hopes that this purchase will help her a lot.
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.