Neth N. is 46 years old and lives with her husband in the Prey Veng province, Cambodia. She earns a living buying rice for re-sale after taking off the husk. On average, she makes US$6 a day. Her husband, Ty Saruon, 49, pictured here, is a moto-taxi driver. He has been operating his business since 2004 and is able to make US$7 per day. Neth N. and her husband have six children, one of whom is employed, and two are students.
Mrs. Neth N. presently needs a loan of US$1,000 to purchase rice in bulk for re-sale.
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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