Mrs. Sou V. S., age 37, works as a housewife. She helps her husband, who works as a farmer growing rice, by grinding rice and raising pigs, making on average around $3 each day of income. They have eight children, four who are employed by a garment factory making around $2/day each, and four who are students. She would like to request a loan of $1000 in order to purchase more pigs to expand her livestock and buy more seeds and fertilizer for her crops.
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.