Her husband, Tean Tith, 46, is one of the rice farmers in the village. He also grows vegetables such as corn, cucumbers, and so on. He sells his produce in the market and is able to make around US$2.50 in profit each day, too. This couple has five children, two of whom are students and three of whom are garment factory workers. Srou E. says that she spends monthly around US$40 for food, US$5 on utilities, and US$10 on her children's education. Mrs. Srou has requested a loan of US$800 to raise pigs and purchase crop seeds and insecticide for her husband.
About KREDITKREDIT 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.
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