Sukan, 48 year old, is a farmer. Her husband is a construction worker and their combined income is $6.50 per day. They both have 4 children, all of them are working in the factory with $3 per day for their income.
Every month, she has to spend $27 on food, $6 on electricity, $25 on rent house fee, $30 on transportation, and $33 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $800 to buy construction equipment in Phnom Penh. She wants to buy more equipment and tools for her husband's career because the family income is dependent on him.
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.