Chhuon S. is 27 years old and lives in the Takeo province with her husband. Since 2002, she has been working as a garment factory worker in the Phnom Penh city. On average, she is able to make US$2 every day, while her husband is a moto-taxi driver and makes US$3 per day. This couple has two children living at home to support. Chhuon Samphorts needs to take out a loan of US$700 her husband wants to purchase farm land. This will allows him to grow vegetables to sell at the market to earn additional income.
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.