A loan of $525 helped to build a new house for her family.


Poy's story

Poy, 32, is a local farmer from Kampong Cham Province where cassava growing is one of the common business in the area. She has four children under her care and grows cassava on one hectare of farmland in order to support the daily needs for them as well as the rest of her family. To supplement the family income, her husband also works for other for a fee. For 14 years she has engaged in the current business. She is able to earn up to 22,200 KHR per day. With VisionFund (Kiva’s partner), Poy is a third time borrower. She has managed her loans smartly to support her cassava farm. She is a applying for a new cycle loan with VisionFund in amount of 2,000,000 KHR in order to build a new house for her family. She hopes that she can own a proper house for her children so that her family does not need to worry during cold weather or the rainy season.



Loan details

Loan length:

17 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: January 10, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Cambodia

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Loan details

Loan length:

17 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: January 10, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Cambodia