Mang S., 37, makes and sells pig banks at the local market of her Takeo province. She typically makes US$2 of profit every day, while her husband works in construction and earns US$2 per day.
This couple has five children, two are garment factory workers and three are in school. Mang S. is asking for a loan of US$1,200 to make new investment. She will build a small coffee shop to sell coffee.
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.