Bunthoeurn, 57, is married, resides with his wife and three children in Kampong Chhang Province, Cambodia. He is a staff of the Art and Cultural Department. His wife is a homemaker. All of his children are employed; two are staff of the governor and another one is employed in a bank.
In order to improve his family finances, Bunthoeurn is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to set up a grocery store for his wife to run from their home. This will generate extra income to support the family. In the future, he would like to build a new house.
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.