Rem H., a farmer earning an income of USD 2 per day, is married and resides with her husband and three children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, an area known for the Angkor Wat Temple. The family has to spend USD 35 on food, USD 6 on electricity supply, and USD 10 on other necessary expenses every month. H. is now requesting a loan of USD 800 to help her child get married. This will be 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.