A loan of $500 helped to buy 900 kg of rice seed and seven sacks of fertilizer.


Mao's story

Mao, a 23-year-old mother of a little daughter, is a rural villager from Moung Russey district of Battambang Province. She supports her family through rice farming on 3 hectares of farmland for the dry season rice crop and 8 hectares for the rainy season rice crop. To better support the entire household, her husband catches fish to sell and also helps Mao on the rice farm. She has been involved in this business for three years. Mao has just joined Kiva's partner, VisionFund this cycle. She is applying for her first loan in amount of 2,000,000 KHR. She is going to spend this loan on 900 kg of rice seed and seven sacks of fertilizer. She hopes that she can grow her cash crop in a timely fashion and receive more yield to improve her living conditions.



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