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Maly, a local farmer from Kampong Cham province, is 41 years old and married. She is a mother of three children; one is too young for schooling and two are in school. The main sources of her income are from her cassava farming and her husband's job as a local doctor.

This is the first loan for Maly with VisionFund (Kiva’s partner). She decided to get an education loan in order to support her daughter who wants to pursue the bachelor's degree, majoring in midwifery. Maly hopes that her daughter can get a good job after graduation.

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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
  • 254
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,037,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,975 helped Maly to support her daughter who wants to pursue the bachelor's degree, majoring in midwifery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
74 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 23, 2015