A loan of $525 helped to buy fertilizer and rice seeds for his farmland.

Savy's story

Savy is a 35-year-old rice farmer who lives in a rural area of the Thmor Koul district of Battambang province. He is a widowed father of one daughter who is still in school. Savy grows rice on a nine-hectare area of farmland. He has been a farmer for ten years.

Savy is a first-time borrower with Kiva’s partner, VisionFund. With this loan, he is going to use a portion to buy fertilizer and rice seeds for his farmland and use a portion of it to spend on labor fees. He hopes this his rice will be healthful and timely, so as to sell it for a good price and to improve his standard of living and keep his daughter in school.

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