C. C., 45, is married and lives with his wife in Takeo province, Cambodia. He has two children. He is employed as a construction worker, earning approximately $3 per day. His wife sells vegetables in the city and earns US$2 per day. They have been working in their businesses since 2000 and, as a result, their standard of living has improved. Chhun is requesting a loan of US$1,000 to purchase ducks and chickens to sell at the market. This is his first loan from CREDIT, partnered with Kiva. (His wife is pictured here)
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.