A loan of $1,125 helped a member to buy more rice to stock for resale when prices are high.


Sombon's Group's story

Sombon is 31 years old and a married mother blessed with three schoolchildren. She is a rice grower and also a rice vendor, while her husband catches fish for sale. In the current business, she is able to earn up to 26,000 KHR per day. With VisionFund (Kiva’s partner), she is in the fifth loan cycle. The past loan ,which she used wisely to support her living and to keep her children in school, has been fully repaid already. Now she is in a group of four to apply for a new loan. The total amount of her entire group loan is 4,400,000 KHR. As the leader, she will spend her loan portion to buy more rice to stock for resale when prices are high. She hopes to gain a high margin from her business and better off her lifestyle.

In this group: Sombon, Sopheap, Sophea, Tiv
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