Ley’s husband is a motor taxi driver. She used to be a farmer, but because she earned so little, she changed her work. Since 2001 she has wrapped sticky-rice cakes to sell at the market.
Two of Ley’s children are employed in a garment factory. Since the factory is far from home, she is requesting a loan of 1200 USD to purchase a motorbike for them to commute to work.
In the future, Ley plans to run a poultry farm to generate more income to support the family, build a kitchen and support her children in their studies until they both earn Bachelor’s degrees.
About KREDITKREDIT 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.
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