Loun S., 47, is married and lives with her six children in the Takeo province. She is a farmer who works for less than $1 each day, whiles her husband, pictured here, works in construction, making $2.50 each day. Three children are in school and two are employed in a garment factory.
Loun S. is asking for a loan of $400 to purchase a motorbike for her son, who stays at home, to start a new business.
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.