Chhoeun T., 56, pictured with her husband and her children, is married and lives with her husband and four of her children in Bati district, Takeo province. She typically makes $2 a day by raising ducks and making baskets. Her husband, Meas Pich, 58, is a tractor driver and makes $5 a day. Two of their children are children and two others are employed as workers.
Mrs. Chhoeun T. is asking for a loan of $1000 to make two investments. First, raise more ducks and second purchase bamboo to make baskets for sale.
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.