Ouk T. is a widow who lives with three of her children in the Kampong Cham province. Since 2005, she has been selling desserts and fruit to earn a living and is able to make about $7.50 US profit every day. She is also supported by her children who are moto-taxi drivers. Ouk T. would like to take out a loan to replace an old and unreliable motorbike for her son. The old one uses a lot of gas and needs many repairs.
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.