A loan of $1,025 helped a member to buy more grocery items for selling.

Mao's Group's story

Living in a wooden house in a rural area of the Ponhea Krek district of Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, Mao is a 35-year-old married woman who has been selling grocery items as the main source of her family’s income for nine years. To add up more income, she also plants rubber trees in her local area. She has two children, both of whom are dependent on her and still in school. Her daily income is approximately 15,000 riels (KHR) per day and she manages to save about 5,000 KHR each day after offsetting daily expenses. The main challenge for her business is lacking of working capital.

Mao’s group consists of three members who live in the same village. She has been a member of VisionFund for three cycles already and completely repaid the past loans. She has wisely used the previous loans to constantly support her family's livelihood. Now she and one group member are requesting a loan of 1,400,000 KHR each; while the remaining member is requesting a loan of 1,300,000 KHR. As the leader, Mao will use her portion to buy more grocery items to sell and will use a portion of it to purchase plastic mulch for her rubber plantation business. With this loan, she hopes to get a high yield so as to better her lifestyle and keep her children in school.

In this group: Mao, Thy, Yoen
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