Sarorm is 26 years old, married, and has two children. She lives in a wooden house in the Kampong Cham province, The main source of her family’s income comes from selling grocery items, which she has been doing for almost 10 years. Her husband is a paid worker.
Sarorm requested her first loan from VisionFund, which she will use to buy grocery items to sell. She hopes to make a living better.
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.