Nou I., 60, is a widow who lives with one of her children in Takeo province. She sells silk scarves at the local market and is able to make about US$2 of profit every day. She is aided by her son who is a motor-taxi driver.
Nou I. is asking for a loan of US$400 to increase her stock of scarves.
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.