Ven M., 43, is a rice farmer who lives in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. To earn a living, she is also a rice dealer and is able to make US$4 each day. Her husband is a construction worker and normally makes US$2.5 each day. This couple has four children; two of whom are students and two others who work in construction building houses. Mrs. Ven is requesting a loan from Kiva to add rice stock and raise pigs for extra profit to support the 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.