Sophea, aged 34, is married and lives with her husband and three school-aged children in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. She has been running a pub, which sells all kinds of drink and food, for over six years and is successful in her career. Her husband is a construction foreman. In order to improve her family's economy, Sophea is requesting a loan of USD1200 to run a new business by purchasing groceries to sell to generate more income to support the family. In the future, she would like expand her business 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.