Phương’s Story

Mrs Phương is 52 years old and she is married with 6 children.

Phương lives in Nong Cong district, a rural town in Thanh Hoa province. She has worked in agriculture raising buffalo for more than 10 years. Her family is a low-income household in the village. Moreover, the market need is low in this region. The main hardship that Phương faces is lack of capital. She is requesting a loan to purchase baby buffalo to raise and sell in the future. Phương is a reputable person in the community.

With her business profits, Phương hopes for her business to do well, for her family to be healthy and happy, and for her children to find a good job.

Tona Group’s story

Tona, 30, is a married mother of three school-aged children living in the Kampong Cham province of Cambodia.

She is a hardworking woman who has been working with her husband together, growing cashews to pay family expenses for the past 7 years. Both of them typically make about $10 USD daily.

She is the group leader, pictured on the left. She is asking for a loan for the group of two members.
She would use her loan share to purchase cashew supplementation. It would enable her to take care of her crops and get higher crop yields.

Sreyny Group’s story

Sreyny is a 46-year-old married woman. She has one child who works garment factory. Sreyny lives in a rural community in Kampong Cham province. For 20 years, she has operated a farm with her husband where she grows rice that she can sell in her community and at the market to earn a living.

Sreyny leads this two member group. She will use her loan to pay for additional seedlings and fertilizer to use on her farm. Sreyny plans to use her profits to purchase two more hectare of farmland and build a proper house.

In this group: Sreyny, Sol

Da Group’s story

Da, 53, is a married man with three children, all of whom are still in school. He and his beloved family reside in the Kampong Cham province of Cambodia. To support his family’s living, he and his wife have been operating a rice farm together to make profits since 2008. Both of them make around $8 US per day.

Da is representing this group of five members applying for a loan through KREDIT. Da is going to use his portion to pay for additional seedlings, organic fertilizer, and organic pesticide to boost his rice output. He is really happy for this economic opportunity to better support his agriculture activities and raise his family’s living standard.

In this group: Lon, Da, Sokcheng, Leakana, Chan