Chanthy is 27 years old. She is married and blessed with two children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in animal husbandry for more than five years. She is involved in breeding pigs and poultry. Approximately, she earns about $2 per day. Her husband is a rice farmer. Additionally, he is a construction worker who earns about $4 each day; both of them are in the picture above. Chanthy is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase cattle to use for tilling farmland. In the future, she would like to run a grocery store 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.