Orn, 40 years old, is running a karaoke shop. Her husband is a chief of construction for a company and states, their income is $15 per day. They have two children, and both of them are studying.
Every month, On has to spend $70 on food, and $12 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $1000 to buy pigs and pig-feed, then sell those pigs when they are big enough to sell. If she could save more money, she would like to buy grocery goods to sell in front of her house. As for the children, she wants to support them in their studies until they finish university.
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.