A loan of $550 helped a member to pay for the leasing fee of a rice-harvesting machine.


Trokuon's Group's story

Trokuon, 51, is a villager from Mongkol Borey district of Banteay Meanchey province. She is married and blessed with three children, one of whom is studying in a local university. She strives to earn the daily cost of living via rice farming on five hectares' area. To earn more income, she spends her spare time working for others for a fee. She has been with this business for 31 years and she can earn about ten dollars per day to support her family.

Trokuon has been with VisionFund (Kiva’s partner) for the past three loans with successful repayment. It has helped her to improve her lifestyle. This is the fourth loan for Trokuon and she is leading her group of two to ask for a new loan. She is requesting 1,000,000 KHR and her co-borrower is applying for 1,100,000 KHR. Trokuon will spend her entire loan portion to pay for the leasing fee of a rice-harvesting machine. She hopes to increase her income to enable her to buy a motorbike for her household.

In this group: Trokuon, Sokhom
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