Leang, 26, is married and resides with her husband and one child in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. She is a Chinese translator. Additionally, she runs a business selling cosmetics in the market. Her husband is a "Tuk Tuk" (a motorcycle with a side car) taxi driver. In order to improve her family's living conditions, Leang is requesting a loan of USD 1000 to purchase clothes and more cosmetics to sell to generate extra profit to support the family. In the future, she would like to run a beauty salon, build a new house, and support her child to study in higher education.
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.