Keang, 57 years old, is a fish seller. She is a single mother with three children: one is a student, one is worK. in a factory and one more is helping her sell fish at the market. Every month, she has to spend $100 on food, $10 on electricity, $10 on school fees and $30 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $600 to buy more fish to sell. She hopes to get more income with her career so that she can save money to repair her house and send her youngest child to university.
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.