Ry C., 28, pictured with her husband at the field, is a professional tailor who lives in the Kandal province with her husband and one young child. She typically earns US$2 per day. Her husband is a motor-taxi driver and also a farmer. On average, combining both businesses, he makes US$6 per day. Ry would like to take out a loan to purchase seeds and fertilizers for her husband so that he can grow more crops.
KREDIT Ltd. 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.