Kimsron, 28, resides in Prey Veng province, Cambodia, an area known for rubber plantations. Kimsron is a farmer, earning an income of USD 1.4 per day. Her husband is employed at World Relief Cambodia Organization in the province, earning an income of USD 5.33 per day. Each month, the family has to spend USD 35 on food and USD 20 on the other necessary expenses. Kimsron is requesting a loan of USD 800 to purchase a plot of farmland to improve the family farming. This will be her first 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.