Nou S., 51, is married with four children. He resides in Phnom Penh City, Cambodia, with his wife (pictured) and children.
Both S. and his wife are employed in a private company producing cigarettes, earning an income of approximately US$4 each per day. The family is also assisted by three of their children who are currently employed at different workplaces. These sources of income from S., his wife, and the children help cover the family expenses especially that of his children’s education in the future.
S. and his wife are seeking to improve their standard of living and generate a better income. Therefore, S. is asking for a loan of US$900 to repair parts of his house to rent.
KREDIT Ltd. 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.
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