Mrs. Sou S. is 26 years old and lives with her husband and three children in Kampong Cham province, Cambodia. She works selling vegetables at an open-air market, earning around US$ 7 a day in revenue, while her husband works as a horse-cart driver (a passenger cart pulled by a horse) and can typically generate about $4 per day. This loan is potentially intended to use for purchasing a horse and a cart for her husband to operate a business.
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.