Chreb is 38 years old. She is widowed and resides with two children in Takeo Province, Cambodia.
She has been working in a garment factory for more than seven years, earning approximately $4 daily. One of her children is employed in a casino and earns about $5 each day.
Chreb is requesting a loan of $700 to purchase a motorbike for commuting. In addition, a part of this money will be used to purchase dirt to fill up her house’s land to prevent flooding.
In the future, she would like to run a tailoring shop and send her youngest child to a good school.
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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