San T., 49, is a farmer and lives with her husband in Takeo province. She is able to make less than US$1 every day. Her husband is a palm climber. He usually collect palm juice and refines it to palm sugar. He typically makes US$2 every day. This couple has four children: three are in school and one is employed in a private company.
San T. would like to take out a loan of US$600 to purchase a motorbike her son needs to commute to work.
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.