Nan, 53, resides in Kampot province, Cambodia, an area known for fresh seafood. Nan and her husband are farmers, earning an income of 2.5 USD per day to help cover the family expenses. Each month, the family has to spend 75 USD on food and 40 USD on the other necessary expenses. Nan is requesting a loan of 1,200 USD to purchase a car to provide transportation service. This will be her first loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner. Nan appears in the photograph with her family in the field.
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.