Kouen, 35 years old, raises animals to sell. Her husband is a motor taxi driver. Their income is $14 a day. They have two children, one is in school and one is waiting to be in school soon.
Every month, she has to spend around $55 for every expense in the family.
She would like to request a loan of $700 to buy pigs to sell.
In the future, this couple plans to find a small farm to raise animals such as pigs, chicken and ducks. For her children, she wants them to study until they become teachers in her village.
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.