A loan of $975 helps to purchase dried freshwater clams, snails and shells to sell at the market.


Kimseang's story

Kimseang is 47 years old and a widow with three children. She and her children sell dried freshwater clams, snails and shells. She has been in this business for three years. Rainy season and more competitors are her major challenges.

Kimseang will use this loan to purchase more dried freshwater clams, snails and shells to sell at the market. This will help improve her business and her family's standard of living. For example, she could expand her business, which would generate more income.

Kimseang's goals are to expand her current business or create a new one and renovate her house.


This loan is special because:

It provides entrepreneurs with resources to increase income and improve their living conditions

Kendra Thorogood, Kiva staff

Kendra Thorogood
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.