Min A. is 44 years old and lives with her husband in the Kampong Cham province. Working a farm together with her husband, they typically make US$3 each day. Her family is also supported by two of the children who work making candles. Min A. is asking for a loan of US$750 that her husband needs to purchase fishing tools. Her husband can take time to fish for an additional income to help raise the standard of living.
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.