Lun S., 35, is married and resides with her husband and three children in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, an area known for its rubber plantations. Her husband appears in the photograph.
S. sells food for an income of USD 2.50 per day while her husband is a motorcycle repairman, earning an income of about USD 3 per day. S. is requesting a loan of USD 500 to purchase motorbike spare parts to expand her husband’s business.
In the future, S. would like to use any additional profit to support her children’s study. This is her first 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.