Chuy S., 37, is married and lives with her husband in Takeo province. She makes and sells cow bells in her village, earning approximately $5 US each day. Her husband is a construction worker. On average, he makes about $16 US per day. This couple has three children: one is in school and the other two are too young to attend school.
Chuy S. is asking for a loan of $1000 US to purchase more construction tools.
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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