Big S., 62, resides in Kampong Cham province, Cambodia, an area known for its rubber plantations. S. and her husband sell snacks, corn, and yams, earning an income of 4 USD each per day. Each month, the family has to spend 74 USD on food and 10 USD on the other necessary expenses.
S. is requesting a loan of 1,000 USD to purchase a motorbike with a trailer attached to transport vegetables and fish for sellers at the market. This will be her second loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner.
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.