Chheng M., 53, is married and has three children who live at home in the Kampong Cham province. She grows and sells vegetables, typically making US$2 each day. Her husband works in construction. Her husband typically makes about US$3 each day. One of Mrs. Chheng M.'s daughters is a grocery seller. Chheng M. would like a loan of US$1000 to reinvest in her daughter's business. (Chheng M. and her husband were not available for picture so her daughter is pictured instead.)
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.