Ran, 54 years old, is a housewife. Her husband is a soldier earning $3 per day. They have three children; one is studying and two more are working as construction workers, each earning $3.50 per day. Every month, Ran has to spend $68 on food, $10 on electricity, and $5 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $1000 to buy a plot of land for doing farming. She wants to help her sons to buy other construction materials to support their career so that they can make better income.
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.