Sophorn is 33 years old. She is married and resides with three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia.
She has been working in garment factory for more than three years, earning about $3 per day. Her husband is a construction worker who earns about $2 daily. Her daughter is a tailor who earns about $3 each day.
Sophorn is requesting a loan of $600 to purchase cloth for her daughter to make clothes to sell. In the future, she would like to expand her daughter’s shop and help her children earn bachelor’s degrees. Moreover, she hopes to build a new house as soon as possible.
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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