Som P., 57, works with her husband to hire out tables, chairs and other wedding equipment to the local people in Kampong Cham province. She is married with one child, who is employed as a worker.
Som P. and her husband, who is pictured here, earn the most during ceremony season (November to April). She typically makes about US$ 4 each day, and would like a loan to expand her business. In order to increase her profits, she is asking for US$ 1000 to purchase more chairs and tables.
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.