Mrs. Boeung S., 25, is married with two young children. She helps support her family by running a stand at a busy market where she makes about $10 a day selling pork, beef and chicken. Her husband breeds the pigs which his wife sells at her stand. Mrs. Boeung S. plans to use this loan to buy piglets, which she and her husband will raise and later sell at her stand, where demand for pork is high.
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.