Mrs. Luon S. is 57 years old and lives with her husband and 4 children in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. She and her husband are farmers, growing rice crops and some kinds of vegetables, and typically make around $3/day in revenue. Two of her children are construction workers who give a big share of their earnings to their family savings and the other two are enrolled school. S. hopes the loan will assist her to purchase a cow to help in plowing soils for the next rice and vegetable 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.