Ouch S., 46, is married and lives with four of her children in the Battambang province. She is a farmer, growing rice and vegetables. On average, she is able to make about 1.60 USD of profit each day. Her husband earns 3 USD per day selling vegetables at the local market. Three of the children are in school, while the other one is employed at a local casino. Ouch S. is asking for a loan of 1,000 USD to purchase a trailer and a water pump.
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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