Two of the six children are employed as garment workers with a salary $70 a month. The other four children are students and sometimes help their mother planting vegetables.
To make the plants grow faster, she would like to borrow from Kiva to purchase fertilizers and a water pump to water the crops. With the remaining funds, she will purchase watermelon seeds to grow for the next season. (Husband is pictured because Mrs. Njem S. is not available)
About KREDITKREDIT 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.
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