Sukea, 26, is a garment factory worker who earns $3 per day. Her husband is a construction worker who earns $2.90 per day. They have one child who is three years old.
Every month, she has to spend $50 on food, $6 on electricity, and $10 on transportation. She would like to request a loan of $1000 to buy a motorbike for her and her husband to use for traveling to work. Sukea wants to open a grocery shop to sell along the road when she has enough money.
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.