Sivhourt is a 50-year-old married rice farmer who also fattens animals for resale. She has two children who attend school. She lives in a village in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia.
She has been growing rice and fattening animals for resale to earn income since 1987. Her husband is 54 years old and is a sesame farmer and fisherman. Both of them can earn around $9.99 each day.
Currently, she would like to request a loan to rent a plow tractor for farming. This loan can help her cultivate rice on time and earn more income for her family.
In the future, she wants to expand her farm, save money to renovate her house, and support her children to earn higher education.
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About KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc.:
KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc., is one of Kiva’s most established partners in Southeast Asia. The organization empowers the economically-active poor and small entrepreneurs by providing inclusive financial services. Beyond loans, KREDIT offers low-income clients complementary training in debt management, savings and budgeting. In addition, KREDIT partners with NGOs to offer training in primary health care, agricultural techniques and HIV/AIDS awareness.
A loan of $1,000 helps to rent a plow tractor for farming.