Srey S., age 37, sells cakes, beverages, and vegetables. She earns an income of USD 3 per day. Her husband is a taxi driver, earning an income of USD 5 per day. They live with their five children in Battambong Province, Cambodia, an area known for quality rice products.
S. is requesting a loan in the amount of USD 800 to purchase a motorbike for her children to use to commute to school. In the future, she would like to use any additional profit to pay for repairs to 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.