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Srey, 42, is married and living with her family in a village of the Chouk district of Kampot province, Cambodia. She has five children. For the last 24 years, Srey and her husband have been farming rice and raising chickens as the main sources of the family’s income to make a living. Sometimes, she sells vegetables to gain extra income. Together, they can earn about US$6 per day from the current business.

This is the first microloan for Srey with VisionFund. Now she is requesting a loan to pay for her child’s education. She hopes to keep her child in school.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of VisionFund Cambodia’s higher education program, designed to provide financing to students in poor households who otherwise lack the financial support to continue their studies. Very few students have the financial resources necessary to go to college. VisionFund Cambodia has designed a lower-interest rate loan product for students, given the financial benefits associated with financing this loan upfront on Kiva. It is disbursed to the borrower in annual installments.

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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 293
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,541,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $600 helped Srey to pay for her child’s education.
24% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2014
Aug 1, 2014
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