Yim P. is married and lives with her husband in Takeo province. She has five children, three of whom are in school and two are garment factory workers. Since 2007, she has been selling palm wine and meat in front of her house.
Yim P.’s husband, pictured here, is a mechanic who fixes motorbikes. On average, he makes US$5 of profit a day. Yim P. is asking for a loan of US$800 as her husband needs to purchase mechanic’s tools.
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.