Met, 46, is married and resides with her husband and seven children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She is a farmer who grows agricultural crops to financially support her family. Her husband is a fisherman. Additionally, he is a construction worker. Three of her children are employed at a garment factory. Met is requesting a loan of 1,000 USD to purchase an agricultural machine to use in her farming business. She can use this machine to till her land, as well as transport her crop to sell. In the future, she plans to grow more rice in the dry season to generate more income to support her family. In addition, she would like to renovate her house and send her children 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.