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A loan of $950 helped to cover the entire tuition fee for four years for her daughter.


Yom's story

Yom, a rural villager from Takeo province's Bati district where silk weaving is a popular business in the neighborhood, is 46 years old and she has three children, one of whom is still in school. Yom is a silk weaver while her husband is a motor taxi driver. Having engaged in this business for 10 years, Yom is able to save up to 9 US dollars per day from her current business after deducting the expenses.

This is the first-cycle loan for Yom with Kiva's partner, VisionFund. She is applying for an education loan to cover the entire tuition fee for four years for her daughter, an 18-year-old freshman in a local university specializing in Accounting. She sincerely hopes that this loan will enable her to send her daughter to university and also help her daughter to obtain a higher education background and end up with a good job after graduation in order to support the family.



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