Sok S., age 47, is married and resides with her children in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. She has three children. She is engaged in the business of selling cakes and duck eggs at the rubber plantation, earning an income of USD 2.40 per day to help cover the family expenses. Her husband operates his motorbike as a driver from his village to the market, earning an income of USD 3.30 per day. Their standard of living has improved since S. and her husband have had these businesses. S. is requesting a loan of 1,000 USD to purchase a machine to produce animal food. This is her first loan from CREDIT, a partner of Kiva.
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.