Ken N. is married and resides with her husband (shown in the photo) in Phnom Penh City, Cambodia. She has two children. She stays at home as a housewife and takes care of the household chores.
Her husband is a skillful painter, earning an income of USD 10 per day. He has been in this business since 2001. Their standard of living has been improved since he has had this business.
N. is requesting a loan of 1,000 USD to buy a motorbike to easily transport her husband’s paintings to his middlemen. This is her first loan from CREDIT, Kiva’s partner.
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.