Living in a rural area located in Battambang province’s Thmor Koul district, Touch, 38, has four children in total. Three of them are in school. Touch and her husband are rice farmers who have been farming for ten years to make a living.
Touch is the first cycled client with VisionFund. Touch will use her portion to buy fertilizers for her farmland. She hopes this loan will enable her to increase her growth of healthy rice and to better her family’s standard of living.
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.