Sarin is a grocery seller and also fattens pigs for sale, earning $5 per day. Her husband is working for the government earning $3 per day. This couple does not have any children yet. Every month, she has to spend $30 on food, $15 on electricity, and $35 on transportation. She would like to request a loan of $900 to buy groceries for sale. Before, she worked as a waitress in a restaurant but now she sells groceries and feeds pigs at home. She plans to buy more pigs to feed when she can make a good profit from the pig sales.
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.