Gnel N. is 43 years old and sells fruit in Takeo province. Her business has been around for about four years and she makes US$ 5 every day. Her husband is a moto-taxi driver and makes US$ 2.50 a day. This couple has five children; two are students and two others are garment factory workers. Gnel N. is asking for a loan of US$ 800 to purchase a motorbike and a trailer for her husband to operate a moto-taxi service.
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.