Arn, 35 years old, resides in Siem Reap, a province known for its ancient temples and tourism. She is a basket maker and she also feeds chickens to sell, earning $5 per day. Her husband is a construction worker, earning $5 per day. The couple has four children: three are studying and one is too young for school. Each month, Arn spends $50 on food, $18 on school fees, and $10 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $300 to buy chickens to feed. If she can earn a good income from feeding chickens, she will buy more chickens to feed and sell.
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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