Kem S., 35, grows rice and lives in Takeo province. She is married with two young children, who are still living at home, and her husband is a recycler. She typically makes about USD 1 each day and would like a loan to purchase a motorbike for her husband to operate a new business. In order to increase her family profits, she is asking for USD 500 to purchase a moto-taxi for her husband.
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.