A loan of $750 helped to buy fertilizer and rice seeds for her farmland.


Sokheng's story

Age 40 years, Sokheang is a married mother of six children living in the Prey Chhor district of Kampong Cham province. Of her children, five are dependent on her. Three are in school while the other two are still too young for school. Sokheng is a rice farmer who grows rice on 2.5 hectares of farmland. She has been in the business for twenty-two years and she can earn about 36,000KHR per day and can save about 10,000KHR each day after daily expenses.

This is the second loan for Sokheng with Kiva’s partner, VisionFund. She completely paid back the first loan, which has helped her better support her family. Now she is applying for a loan of 3,000,000KHR. With this loan, she wants to buy fertilizer and rice seeds for her farmland. This loan will enable her to extend her farmland so as to increase her rice production to increase her family’s income and she hopes to improve her family’s living conditions and keep her children in school.



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