Pok S., 30, sells yams and corn with her husband in the local market of the province of Takeo. They typically make about $6 each day. This couple has four young children: three of them are in school.
Pok S. is asking for a loan of $800 to purchase a motorcycle. She needs this to transport yams and corn to sell at the market.
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.