A loan of $750 helped a member to buy feed for her fish and pigs and equipment for making palm sugar.


Hieng's Group's story

Hieng, a rural villager from the Kror Kor district of Pursat Provnice, is 45 years old and a mother of five children. Only three of her children still rely on her. Two of them are still in school and one is too young for school. To support her family, she and her husband plant rice as the primary source of income. Additionally, this couple is also involved in other businesses such as palm sugar producing, fish raising, and pig raising. She has been engaged in these businesses for 23 years. They return her about 16,000 KHR per day. As first-time borrowers with Kiva's partner, VisionFund, she and her co-borrower are in the same micro group loan. She is seeking 1,000,000 KHR and her co-member is seeking 2,000,000 KHR. As the leader, she is going to use her portion to pay for items for her sugar-making business such as a ladder for climbing the sugar palm tree, a bamboo container for storing the juice, a big pot etc..She is going to use another portion of it to buy feed for her fish- and pig-raising businesses. She hopes to make more income from her multiple businesses so as she can improve her living conditions.

In this group: Hieng, Horng
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