Sok C. is married and lives with her husband and three children in Phnom Penh City, Cambodia, known as the most populated city in the country. She sells beverages and coffee for an income of USD 5 per day. Her husband is a motor-taxi driver, earning an income of USD 8 per day.
C. is requesting a loan of USD 700 to buy groceries for sale. In the future, she would like to use any additional profits to expand her business. This is her fourth loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner in Cambodia.
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.