Sourn S., 31, is married and lives with her husband and two children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, an area known as the favorite tourist place in the country.
S. is a farmer, earning an income of USD 2 per day. Her husband is a construction worker and earns an income of USD 8 per day. S.'s husband appears in the photograph because S. was not available.
S. is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase more construction tools to improve her husband’s business. In the future, she would like to use any additional profit to repair her house. This is her second 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.