Thouk C., 31, is married, has two children, and resides in the Takeo province. She weaves silk scarves and makes $8.00 every day. Her husband is a motor-taxi driver and typically earns $10.00 per day. Two of their children are in school. Thouk C. requests a loan to purchase land, so she and her husband can become farmers to supplement their income to support the family.
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.