Sou S., 20, is married and sells baskets in the Siem Reap province. She started making baskets and selling them at the market in 2007. She is able to make $6 per day. Her husband, pictured here, stays at home and helps her make the baskets.
This couple needs a loan to purchase bamboo so that they can make more baskets to sell to their customers.
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.