Microfinance

Microfinance – Training our Scholarship students

I am Sovann, the Microfinance Program Manager at JWOC, going to write about what is Microfinance at JWOC and its importance. So what is Microfinance? “Microfinance” is the financial services for poor and low-income clients offered by different types of service...

Chhoeun – Looking back, what have I learnt?

My name is Mao Chhoeun. I come from Kampong Svay District, Kampong Thom Province. I have been volunteering in JWOC for around four years with the Clean Water Project and Microfinance Project beginning in October, 2010. I am very happy to join with the team in Clean...

Microfinance Programme Activities

In this blog, our Microfinance Programme Manager talks about his daily work, the people he works with and the skills he transfers to make it successful.My name is Sovann Thet. I am not original from Siem Reap. I am from Banteay Meanchey, in the west of Cambodia next...

Volunteering with the Microfinance Project

In this post Erica, a member of the Melbourne Microfinance Initiative, writes about her experience of working with JWOC. In July of 2012, myself and five other students from the University of Melbourne spent two weeks with JWOC, working with the...

Bora writes about the Microfinance Project

In this post project manager Bora explains more about his project...The project is operating in 6 villages surrounding JWOC, so that poor people around JWOC can get benefit from this project. The poor populations in these villages are combined of people who based here...

Louisa shares what she has learnt about microloans

Louisa, a volunteer with Travel Aid, spent time with the Microfinance team to learn more about the impact microloans have in the communities around JWOC...Economic development is a strong interest of mine and so when I arrived Ieagerly anticipated learning about how...

Microfinance Volunteers

As his blog post this month Bora has a video that shows the collaborative work between JWOC and Melbourne Microfinance Initiative. To find out more about JWOC's Microfiance Project click here.

A short Microfinance story

Meet Kim...Kim is originally from Takeo Province but has lived in Siem Reap for most of her adult life. Since her husband left her a year ago she has been living with her daughter’s family. The picture above shows her with one of her granddaughters.The money she earns...

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