Mrs. Soam R., 28, lives with her husband and three young kids in Batambong province, Cambodia. To help with her family’s expenses, she works selling grocery products at her home, earning on average around $6/day. Her husband is self-employed as a motor-taxi driver, making about $3 per day. Mrs. Soam R. hopes to use this loan to expand her inventory by adding more grocery items to fulfill her client demands.
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.