Mrs. Sok P., 27, lives with her husband and one little child in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She and her husband work on their plot of land raising pigs, grinding mill and selling rice to the people in their area. Together they earn approximately $6 each day. This couple hopes to use this loan to purchase a motorcycle to transport their rice crops and the remainder of the money is to be used to buy additional ten pigs and feed for their livestock supplies.
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.