Ly C. is 47 years old and resides in the Saang district, Cambodia. She is married with seven children. To earn a living, she works in a grocery store and also works with her husband as a construction worker. They make jars, tables and chairs (from cement) and earn ~US$15 every day. While two of her children help them in construction work, her five other children attend school. Ly C. is asking a loan to purchase sand, cement and other construction materials to make more jars, tables and chairs.
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.