Katta (shown in photo carrying baby), 21, is married, and resides with her husband and daughter in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. She is a potato harvester who harvests to get a service fee. Her husband is a truck driver. Katta is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase potatoes to resell. In the future, she would like to increase capital to expand her business of buying and selling potatoes, buy the land that is next to her house to make her yard bigger, and send her child to a good school.
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.