Chum N., 54, is a widow and resides with her daughter in Kampong Chnang Province, Cambodia, an area known for its palm products. She and her daughter sell fruit at a local market for a gross income of about 24 USD per day. N. is requesting a loan of 1000 USD to buy more fruit for resale. This is her third loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner in Cambodia. N. appears in the photograph at CREDIT's office.
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.