Pheap is 35 years old and she is a fruit seller. Her husband is a tractor driver and their income is $13 per day. They have 2 children ages 13 and 15 years old. All of the children are studying in school.
Every month, she has to spend $25 on food, $10 on electricity, and $15 on school fees. She would like to request a loan of $400 to buy more fruit to sell. She has a lot of costumers because she has been selling for almost 2 year now. In the future she wants to extend her store to sell more fruits and she wants to repair her house. For her children, she will send them to study at least finish high school.
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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