Toch, 57, is widowed and resides with a son in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. She raises pigs at home. Her son is employed at a garment factory in the city of Phnom Penh. Toch is requesting a loan of USD 350 to purchase more piglets to feed in order to sell them when they gain weight. In the future, she would like to expand her business and renovate her house.
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.