Mrs. Kung Rorn, is 56 years old and is a mother of 5 children. She lives with her husband in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. She sells fish and typically makes in average about $5/day. Her husband, meanwhile, is a fisherman. He also raises pigs. 2 of this couple's children are construction workers and three are students. Kung Rom hopes the loan will assist her to purchase fishing nets for her husband and oth 4 pigs to add to her livestock. In the future, she hopes to save enough money to purchase a boat with a machine and fishing nets to facilitate her husband's fishery.
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.