A loan of $650 helped to buy cassava seedlings, and to lease additional farmland.


Phoeurk's story

A 57-year-old father of nine children, Phoeurk is a citizen of the Ponhea Krek district in the Kampong Cham province. To provide for the daily food consumption of his family, he has managed various income generating activities including, sugar palm juice producing, rice cropping, rubber tree planting, and cassava cultivation. He has been involved in the current business for ages and is able to earn up to 40,000 KHR per day. This is the first micro loan for Phoeurk with VisionFund, Kiva’s partner. He is going to use his loan to buy cassava seedlings, and to lease additional farmland. He hopes to receive double yield from his current various planting and make more income to improve his lifestyle.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: February 14, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Cambodia

Lenders and lending teams



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: February 14, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Cambodia