Sam P., 58, is married and lives with her husband and five of her children in Phnom Penh. She sells vegetables at the local market to earn a living and is able to make about US$3 of profit every day. Her husband is too old to operate a business so he stays at home take cares of his children. Four of the children are cleaners and are able to make US$2 each a day. Sam P. is asking for a loan of US$1000 to purchase a motorbike for family transportation.
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.