Va T., 24, is a farmer who lives with her husband and her child. Living in Prey Veng, she is typically makes US$ 2 a day and is aided in supporting the family by her husband who works as a car driver. On average, he makes US$ 5 a day. To make additional money to help support the family, she is asking for a loan of US$ 500 to open a grocery business.
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.