Buth Kanha is 26 years old. She is married and lives with her husband and three children in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. For the past two years, she has been selling fried bananas and she earns approximately 2 USD per day. Her husband is employed at a timber factory and earns about 6 USD each day. In order to improve her family’s economy, Buth Kanha wants to start an additional business.
Buth Kanha is requesting a 500 USD loan to start a cassava cultivation business. In the future, she would like to use her profit to expand her business and help her children get their bachelors degrees. Buth Kanha also hopes to rebuild her present house to make it more comfortable 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.
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