Sareoun, age 41, is married and resides with her children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. Sareoun is a farmer, earning an income of $1 per day to help cover the family expenses. Her husband is a motor-taxi driver, earning an income of $5 per day. Their standard of living has improved since Sareoun has had this business. Sareoun is requesting a loan of $800 to purchase wood to repair her house. This is her first loan from CREDIT, a partner of Kiva.
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.