Eang S., 53, is married and lives with her husband and four children in Kampong Chnang Province, Cambodia, an area known for its palm products. Her husband appears in the photograph.
S. teaches at a local school in the town for an income of USD 2.30 per day. Her husband is a police officer, earning an income of about USD 4 per day.
S. is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase a motorbike for one of her children to use for commuting to work in the town.
In the future, S. would like to use any additional profit to repair her house. This is her second 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.