Van V. is married and resides with her husband in Kampong Cham province, Cambodia, an area known for rubber plantations. Van sells groceries, earning an income of USD 9 per day. Her husband is an electronics repairman, earning an income of USD 2 per day. Each month, the family has to spend USD 50 on food and USD 30 on the other necessary expenses. Van is requesting a loan of USD 1200 to purchase more groceries to stock the store. This will be her second loan from CREDIT, a long standing Kiva partner.
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.