Mrs. Touch M. is 35 years old and lives in Phnom Penh with her husband and child. Touch M. works as a farmer, raising animals and planting vegetables. Her husband works as a carpenter and earns about $4/day. This loan will be used to purchase carpenter's tools and some feed for their animals. In the future, Touch M. would like to buy a small car so that she can transport a variety of vegetables to the market. She would also like to repair her house so that it doesn't leak during the rainy season.
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.