Lin is 27 years old, married, and has children They live in Takeo Province, Cambodia. Lin is employed at the factory, earning an income of $2 per day to help cover the family expenses. The family is also assisted by her husband who is a construction worker, earning an income of $2 per day. The standard of living has been improved since Lin has been working. She is requesting a loan of $300 to purchase a new motorbike for her children to commute to work. This is her second loan from CREDIT, a partner of Kiva.
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.