Sok K., age 28, is married and resides with her children in Kompong Chnang Province, Cambodia. She has three children. She is a farmer who grows rice with her husband, earning an income of US $2.70 each per day. By doing so, she is able to cover her family expenses, especially those for the children’s education. She has been doing this job since 2000. K. is requesting a loan of US $1000 to purchase more bananas and mangoes to sell to make more profit for the family. This is her first loan from CREDIT, a partner of Kiva.
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.