Oun, 50, is married and resides with her husband and three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has been selling groceries for over ten years, earning approximately USD 15 per day. Additionally, she raises ducks to sell to generate more income to support the family. Her husband is a construction foreman and earns approximately USD 10 per day. All of her children are employed, two at the garment factory and another one is a construction worker.
In order to develop her family economy, Oun is requesting a loan of USD 1,200 to run a coffee shop to generate more income to support the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and rebuild her present house to make it much stronger to provide better living conditions for her family.
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.