Saroem is 59 years old. She is married and resides with four children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She and her husband are involved in cultivating rice and fattening up animals. They make $6 daily.
To improve her family’s finances, Saroem is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase cattle to breed and use for her farming. This purchase will improve her farming business. In the future, she would like to expand her farming business and build a new house if possible.
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.