A loan of $1,025 helped to buy fertilizers and seeds for her farming business.


Kimyoen's story

Originally from a rural village of the Ek Phnom district, Battambang province, Kimyoen is a 42-year-old, married mother of two children. One of her children is still dependent on her and in school. She and her husband have been in the farming business, growing crops such as rice, cassava, corn and oranges to make a living. For additional income, they also keep six cows. Together, they can earn about 57,000 KHR per day to meet the family’s needs, and they manage to save about 17,000 KHR each day for future needs.

Kimyoen is seeking her first-cycle loan with Kiva’s partner, VisionFund. She is requesting a loan of 4,000,000 KHR. She wants to use this loan to buy fertilizers and seeds for her farming business. With this loan, she hopes to make more income to improve her standard of living and keep her child in school.



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