Sophea is 38 years old and a married woman with three children in Takeo Province. She is a bamboo hut maker. Her husband and one child work as construction laborers. All of them can earn $19 per day.
Sophea would like to apply for loan of $1,200 to buy a motorbike for commuting. This loan helps her reduce her family’s transportation expenses. In the future, she hopes she can build a new house 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.
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