Ven S., 57, is a widow with two children living at home in Takeo province. She works in a grocery store, typically making US$5 each day and one of her children works in a local hotel, making an income of US$5 per day. To earn more money, Ven S. is asking for a loan of US$500 to raise cows for sale.
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.