Mrs. Sin S. is 45 years old and mother to one child, who is employed by a nearby garment factory. She owns a stall selling porridge to the people in her community, while her husband is self-employed as a tuk tuk (a passenger cart attached to a motorcycle) driver.
Together, Sin S. and her husband can typically make up to $20 each day. They will use this loan to purchase some equipment for their stall and a motorbike for transportation.
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.