Chek L., age 23, is married and resides with her one-year-old child in Takeo province, Cambodia.
L. is engaged in the business of weaving Cambodian traditional silk products, earning an income of 2 USD per day to help cover the family expenses. Her husband is a security guard for a private company, earning an income of 2 USD per day. Their standard of living has been improved since L. and her husband have had these businesses.
L. is requesting a loan of 500 USD to purchase more raw silk to produce more output of the famous silk products. 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.