Van S., 21, is married and lives with her husband in Kampong Chnang Province, Cambodia, an area known for its quality palm products.
S. and her husand are employed at a local sweatshop producing shoes for an income of USD 5 each per day. S. is requesting a loan of USD 800 to purchase a motorbike to use for commuting to work with her husband.
In the future, S. would like to repair her house. 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.