Chhoun H., 44, is married and resides in Siem Reap province with her husband and four of her children. Together with her husband, she works making traditional drums to sell to dealers. They typically make about US$ 10 every day. Chhoun is asking for a loan of US$ 500 to purchase tools and materials to make more drums. (Chhoun's husband is pictured here.)
KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc., 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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