Sao C., 57, is married with three children living at home in Takeo province. She grows rice and works as a musician, typically making US$2 each day. Her husband, Svay Heng, pictured here, makes musical instruments and raises pigs and typically makes about US$2 each day.
Sao C. would like a loan of US$1,200 to create a new investment. She plans to open a store selling beer and meat in the village and allow her children to operate it.
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.