A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a trailer to carry her vegetables to market and buy seeds, fertilizer and pesticide to maintain her farm.

Mao's story

Mao and her husband, Sophea (pictured together), have been married since 1999 and they have four children--one son and three daughters. One has full-time employment in Phnom Penh; three are in school. The family lives along the Tonle Basac River, a tributary of the nearby Mekong, about 15 kilometers from Phnom Penn City.

Mao is a vegetable farmer, while her husband is a chef. He cooks for wedding party and other occasions.

Mao has asked for Kiva loans two times already. She now is applying for her third loan to buy a trailer to carry her vegetables to market. She will use a part of the loan to continue her vegetable farming business by buying seeds, fertilizer and pesticide.

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