You C., 60, pictured here with her oldest daughter, is a widowed farmer who lives with three of her children in the Bati district, Takeo province. She grows vegetables and weaves mats to sell at the local market, earning about $1.3 profit each day. She is also supported by three of her children who work as tailors. Mrs. You C. would like to request a loan of $1,200 to purchase cloth to expand her tailoring 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.