Bo T., 47, is married with five children living at home in the Takeo province. She makes and sells Khmer cakes, typically making US $3 each day and her husband grows rice and some vegetables to sell at the market. Her husband, Chhem Sokkum, typically makes about US $3 each day as well. Bo T. would like a loan of US $800 to purchase baking supplies.
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.