Touch is 61 years old. She is married and lives with her three children in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. She is a homemaker. Her husband (shown above) is a construction worker who earns about $3 daily. Her children are employed in a garment factory. They earn about $6 each day.
In order to improve her family’s livelihood, Touch is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase farmland to use for cultivating rice. This money will help her run an additional business and earn extra income to support the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and to rebuild her house to make it bigger and much stronger to provide better living conditions for her family.
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.