A loan of $1,000 helps to buy a new hydro-tiller to support her business.


Siem's story

Siem is 36 years old, married, and the mother of two children. For the last six years, she and her husband have earned a living by buying and selling firewood. Her main challenge is the rainy season.

Siem has applied for a 4,000,000 KHR loan through Kiva's field partner Chamroeun to buy a new hydro-tiller for her business. This loan will allow her to earn more money so that she can continue her business and support her family's living standards. In the future, she hopes to expand her business, renovate her home, and send her children to school.


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.