Kul K., 29, is single and lives with her elderly mother, sister and brother. She is a painter, and makes US $180 a month. She is aided by her sister who is currently employed as a waitress, at a restaurant, with a salary US $150 a month. Kul K. is asking a loan of US $1000 to purchase a motorbike to commute to work. This will reduce the cost that she spends everyday on public transportation.
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.