Sear, 52, is married and resides with her husband and a grandchild in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia.
She has been involved in the agricultural business for more than twenty years. She has extensive experience and is successful in her career. She is involved in growing rice and fattening up animals. She earns approximately USD 4 per day. Her husband helps her to run the business.
Sear wants to run an additional business in order to improve her family’s income. With this goal in mind, Sear is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase clothes to resell. This money will help her acquire the security to run a new business and earn extra income to support the family.
In the future, she would like to expand her business to make more profit for the 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.