Houn T. is 34 years old and works as a fish vendor in a market in Kampong Cham, Cambodia. On average, she makes about $4.30 a day. Her husband supplements her household's income by working as a logger in the village. He normally earns around $1.80 each day. Together they have three children and all of them are students. Houn and her husband plan to breed pigs to earn more money, and have applied for a loan of $300.
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.