Yoeurn is 52, married and lives with her husband and two children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She and her husband earn a living by growing rice and raising pigs. One of her children earns a living as a garment worker. In order to improve her family's life, she is applying for a loan for $500 to buy more piglets to raise and sell. Her goal for the future is to continue expanding her herd so she can earn enough money to improve her house and send her children to college.
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.