Kong S., 36, is married with three young children, living in Takeo province. She works in a grocery store, typically making US $3.50 each day and her husband raises pigs and chickens. Her husband, Som Saroeurn, typically makes about US $2.50 each day as a pig farmer. Kong S. would like a loan of US $500 to purchase more pigs to breed and also to purchase feed for the pigs.
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.