Puong C., 22, weaves and sells silk cloth at her local market in Takeo province. She is married but has no children yet. Her husband, pictured here, works in a private company position as a stock manager.
Puong typically makes a combined US$6 each day. In order to increase her income, she is asking for a US$1,000 loan to build a pigpen and raise pigs.
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.
For more information on KREDIT, please visit its partner page. If you would like to engage more with KREDIT and its borrowers, you can also join its lending team, KREDIT MFI Cambodia.