Chhem S., 47, lives with six of her eight children and her husband in Kampong Cham, Cambodia. She has had a business selling rice since 2003 and is able to make $3 per day of profit, while her husband is a farmer and makes less than $1 per day to support the family. Chhem S. would like to ask for a loan of $300 to help increase the amount of rice she sells.
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.