Brak S., age 27, is married and resides with her children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has two children. She is engaged in a business of selling various kinds of groceries at home in her village, earning a gross income of $16 per day to help cover the family expenses. Her husband is a translator at a local garment factory, earning an income of $5 per day. S. is requesting a loan of $800 to purchase more groceries to stock the store and expand her current business. 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.