Pen T. is 45 years old, married with three children living in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She makes and sells Khmer food in the local market to earn a living and is able to make $2.50 a day. Her husband Hung Yoeun, 49, makes about $2.50 a day as a farmer growing rice. Two of their children are farmers and one is a student.
Mrs. Pen T. is requesting a loan from Kiva via CREDIT to purchase a motorbike for her son to operate a taxi.
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.