A loan helped a member to hire laborers to assist in preparing land upon which to grow more tobacco this season.


Lyheang Group's story

Lyheang, 41, is a married mother; the family lives in Kampong Cham Province of Cambodia. She and her husband are farmers and since 2005 they have grown tobacco to make a living. Typically, they make around $6 USD daily. Lyheang appears here on the right and represents her group partner and herself in this request for a 6,000,000 KHR loan through Kiva's field partner KREDIT. She will use her share of the loan to hire laborers to assist in preparing land to grow more tobacco this season. This loan will add a new source of income that will result in better living standards for Lyheang’s family.

In this group: Lyheang, Kiry


This loan is special because:

It provides low-income rural communities with access to finance and training services.



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