Sopheak is 23 years old. She is married and resides with her mother in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been employed as a chef for more than two years, earning approximately $5 per day. Her husband is employed as a sale representative and h earns about $4 per day. Due to the difficulty with her family’s transportation, Sopheak is requesting a loan of $800 to purchase a motorbike for commuting. This purchase would enable her to use the saved money on her transportation expenses to support the family. In the future, she would like to rebuild her present house to make it bigger and more comfortable for her family.
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.