Hean, 39 years old, is a crab and shrimp seller, earning $5 per day. Her husband is a farmer, earning $2 per day. She has four children: two are studying and two more are working. The working children earn $11 per day for all.
Every month, Hean spends $30 on food, $3 on electricity, $10 on house rental fees, $10 on school fees, $15 on transportation, and $10 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $1000 to buy a motorbike for her son to travel to work.
In the future, Hean wants buy more shrimp and crab to sell. For her children, she will trying to support them to study until they finish university.
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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