Thau T., 36, is married and lives with her husband in Takeo province. She is a professional scarf weaver who is able to make about US$3 of profit each day while her husband is a farm worker who is able to make about US$2 per day. This couple has three school-aged children.
Thau T. is asking for a loan of US$1,000 to purchase a water pump for her husband.
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.
For more information on KREDIT, please visit its partner page. If you would like to engage more with KREDIT and its borrowers, you can also join its lending team, KREDIT MFI Cambodia.