Dang T., 37, is married and resides with her husband and three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia, an area known for Pre-Angkorea Temples. T. is a farmer and raises pigs at home, earning an income of USD 5 per day. Her husband (who appears in the photograph) is a farmer, growing rice for an income of $3 US per day. One of her children is a car repairman.
T. is requesting a loan of $12,00 US to purchase car glass to expand her son’s business. In the future, she would like to use any additional profit to repair her house. This is her first 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.