Ven T. is 31 years old and works as a driver. He purchases local fruits and transports them to sell at the provincial market to earn a living. He makes $9 a day. His wife grows rice and vegetables, earning less than one dollar a day. This couple has three school-aged children. Mr. Ven is asking for a loan to purchase fruits in bulk to sell at the provincial market.
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.