Kllong D., 56, has a business selling porridge and Khmer cake from her house to earn a living, and is able to make US$4 a day. She is a widow and has five of her seven children. Four children are employed as workers. Kllong D. is asking a loan of US$500 to set up a small tailoring shop for one of her daughters.
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.