Thuy, 48 years old, does braiding with her husband. Their income is $8 per day. They have three children, and they are 22, 21, and 19 years old. All of them are working in the factory and get $5 for each day.
Every month, she has to spend $25 on food, $6 on electricity, $15 on rent and $50 on transportation and other expenses.
She would like to request a loan of $1,200 to buy a motorbike for her children to get to work.
In the future, she wants to have a good house, because now her house is not in good condition and needs a lot of repair.
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.