Oberlin College and Conservatory

Cow and Rice Banks: Non-Cash Lending in Battambang, Cambodia

Friday, March 1 at 4:30pm

Peters Hall, 129
50 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

In-Asia Grant presentation by Kenneth Kitahata '20, whose topic is “Cow and Rice Banks: Non-Cash Lending in Battambang, Cambodia.’’

To promote income security among rural Cambodia's elderly populations, HelpAge Cambodia has developed Cow and Rice Banks. These collective holdings of rice and cows are an informal safety net for aging communities. 

Kitahata will take a storytelling approach to discuss the impacts of the Cow an Rice Banks among current and recent program beneficiaries.

Event Type

Info Sessions/Presentations

Departments

Administrative, Shansi

Contact Person

Ted Samuel

Contact Phone Number

440-775-8605

Contact E-mail Address

tsamuel@oberlin.edu

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