Ya S. is sixty-one years old, married, and lives with her husband in the Kampong Cham. She sells rice and food to earn a living and is able to make $40 in revenue per day. Her husband is a village chief and makes less than one dollar per day. This couple has five children, two of whom are moto-taxi drivers and three who are in school. Ya S. is asking for a loan to purchase gas to sell.
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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