El P., 48, lives in Phnom Penh with his wife and two of his children. He is a professional tailor who makes approximately US$4 per day. His wife also work as a tailor and makes US$3 per day. One of their children is a tailor and one other is a student. El P. is asking for a loan to purchase cloth so that they can make more clothes. (El P. is pictured with his wife and his daughter at home).
KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc., 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.