A loan of $400 helped to buy a cow to help with plowing.


Ouk's story

From the Kompong Tom province, Ouk T., 45 years old, is a single mother of four children. All of them are employed as domestic construction workers and provide their income to support the family.

Ouk T. has spent most of her life in the farming business and she has a plot of farmland to cultivate a rice crop.

Before, Ouk T. has always hired the neighbor’s cow in order to alleviate the chore of plowing the farmland. Right now, she hopes to buy her own cow and that is why she is applying for a loan from Kiva. This will provide her with an additional fixed asset.



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