Bun K., age 54, is married and resides with her children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She has eight children.
K. has a business selling groceries in her village, earning an income of US$5 per day and her husband is a farmer, earning an income of US$3 per day. With this income, she is able to cover her family expenses, especially the children’s education. She has been with this job since 2001.
K. is requesting a loan of US$700 to purchase more groceries to stock her store. This is her first loan from CREDIT, Kiva’s partner.
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.