Herm H. is married with two children. He lives with his wife (pictured) in Battambong Province Province. To make a living, he is engaged in the construction business as a construction foreman, typically earning US $5 per day which is the primary source of income for his family. His wife is involved in a business of selling vegetable in a local market, earning an income of US $3 per day. Both of them have to work hard everyday to ensure a good living for the family and the children. Therefore, Phanna is seeking to increase her income and improve her business. She is asking for a loan of US $500 to purchase various kinds of vegetable to expand her inventory.
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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