Fighting for a better future? We need your help.

Creating a more equitable world takes a lot of time and energy, but at Kiva we’re in it for the long haul. 100% of money lent on Kiva goes to funding loans. That means we rely on donations from people like you to make this work possible.
Your donation of any size makes a difference. Thanks for investing in a better future,
Premal Shah, President & Co-Founder, Kiva
  • $25
  • $35
  • $50
  • Submit
  • Other

A loan of $500 helped to buy a rice-throwing machine.

Samoun's story

Samoun, 41 year old, is a farmer with her husband. Their income is $6 per day. She has three children. All of the children are studying. Every month she has to spend $32 on food, $20 on school fees, $10 transportation, and $15 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $500 to buy a rice-throwing machine for planting the villager's rice seed to get some income. In the future, she wants to buy a hand tractor for doing plowing of the villager's farm if she has enough money. For her children, she will try to support them to study and at least finish high school.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details