Chea R. is 46 years old and runs a small business selling pork rice, noodles, and coffee. She earns $3.80/day, while her husband makes $3/day working as a security guard at an English school. R. and her husband have 2 children that both work security with their father. With this loan, she will buy wood in order to build a proper restaurant. She is confident that this will attract more customers and increase her income. In the future, she hopes to build a new home.
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.