Porn, 40 years old, is a security guard with her husband in a casino. Their income is $8 per day. She has one child who is 12 years old and still studying at school. Every month, she has to spend $66 on food, $7 on electricity, $5 on school fees, and $10 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $1,000 to buy a motorbike for traveling to work with her husband. In the future, she wants to sell grocery goods at home when she has enough money. For her daughter, she wants to send her to learn a skill after she finishes high school.
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.