A loan of $375 helped to buy more rubber seedlings and fertilizers and seeds.


Sima's story

Sima is a 45-year-old mother of six children living in a rural area of the Memot district, Cambodia. Of her six children, she still has four dependent children, three daughters and a son, to take care of, and they are in still in school. She and her husband earn a living through planting cassava and soybeans as the primary source of family’s income. Having been in the business for one year, she is able to earn about 26,000 KHR per day.

This is the first loan for Sima with Kiva’s partner, VisionFund. She is requesting a loan of 1,500,000 KHR, which she will use to buy more rubber seedlings and also use a portion to buy fertilizers and seeds for her farmland. With this loan, she hopes to increase her business and earn a larger income to improve her standard of living.



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