Sopheak, 23 years old, is a cook. Her husband is a construction worker. Their income is $5.50 per day. She has one child, and there are 6 members in this family.
Sopheak spends $85 on food and $25 more on other expenses every month. She would like to request a loan of $1000 to buy a motorbike for traveling to work because every day she has to spend time and money for transportation. In the future, she want to get a small shop to sell food and to help her husband to have some construction equipment to do construction.
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.