Neang S. is 52 years old and lives in Kampong Cham province. She is one vegetable seller out of many in the province and earns about 2 US$ per day. Her husband drives a horse drawn cart which is used to transport everything from fruit to people from place to place. He earns 2.50 US$ per day. They have two children but are too poor to be able to send both the kids to school consistently. Right now, the children help the parents in their work each day. Neang S. wants to apply her loan towards a new horse for her husband's business. Her husband is pictured here at the CREDIT office as she was unavailable to be photographed.
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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