Mrs. Thol T. is 35 years old and the mother of three children. She lives with her husband and children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She is a tailor and can typically make about $2.00 per day. Her husband, meanwhile, is a construction worker and can earn about $20 to $25 each week. T. hopes to use this loan to buy a new motorbike in order to transport her clothes to and from the market. In the future, T. hopes to buy a stall at the market to sell clothes.
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.