Tam is married and resides with his wife and three children in Battambang Province, Cambodia. He runs a business of buying and selling junk material. His wife is a housewife.
Tam is requesting a loan of $1000 US to purchase a motorbike to carry junk material to sell at the junk shop. In the future, he would like to run a small grocery store for his wife to sell from at home, build new house, and send his son to a mechanical training center.
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.