A loan of $975 helped a member to buy pesticides, fertilizers and seeds for her farmland.


Som's Group's story

Som, 64, lives in a rural village in the Kandal Province’s Kandal Stoeng district. She is a widow and a mother. Her family’s income is from leasing a rice paddy. She has been in this business for 10 years to make a living. From the current business, she can earn about KHR 28,000 per day, and she manages to save about KHR 4,000 per day for future needs. Som’s group is composed of six members who are joining Kiva’s partner, VisionFund, this cycle. Now she is leading her group to request a loan. As the leader, Som is going to use her portion to buy pesticides, fertilizers and seeds for her farmland. She hopes to increase her crop yield so as to make a better living.

In this group: Som, Ley, Phan, Sophal, Touch, Mach



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