Lung M., 56, is married and resides with her husband and four children in Kampong Chnang Province, Cambodia, an area known for its palm products. M. appears in the photograph with her husband.
M. sells snacks at a primary school for an income of USD 7 per day. Her husband is a construction worker, earning an income of about USD 5 per day.
M. is requesting a loan of USD 750 to purchase cosmetics products. By doing so, M. is able to help one of her daughter to expand her business of selling cosmetics. In the future, she would like to use any additional profit to repair her house. This is her sixth loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner in Cambodia.
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.