Mrs. Khim Poin, 40, works as a farmer making on average $1 a day. To supplement the living standard her husband Mr. Yem Yan, 46, works as a carpenter making on average $1 a day. This couple has four children and all of them work as a garment workers earning around $80 each a month. They hope to use this loan to purchase a plot of farmland to produce more.
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.