Samporn sells sweets. Her husband is a motor taxi driver. Their income is $12 per day. She has one child who is one year old. Every month she has to spend $50 on food, $15 on rent, $10 on electricity, and $25 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $1,000 to buy materials to make sweets to sell. She has been doing this career for a long time so she has a lot of customers to buy her sweets. She plans to extend her sweet shop when she has enough money.
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.