Hoch is 27 years old. She is married and lives with her three children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She has been selling all kinds of drinks for more than five years, earning approximately $5 daily. Her husband is a driver who makes an income of $4 each day. In order to develop her family’s economic viability, Hoch requests a loan of $1,000 to purchase a Tuk Tuk (transport vehicle) for her husband to run the taxi service at night. By doing so, he would generate extra income to support the family. In the future, Hoch would like to expand her business and send her children to a good school. Moreover, she hopes to build a new house a 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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