Bunla is 45 years old and is a fisherwoman. Her husband is a construction worker and their combined income is 7 USD per day. She has four children; three are studying and one is a company security guard who earns 4 USD daily. Every month, Bunla spends 25 USD on food, 6 USD on electricity, 10 USD on rent, 10 USD on school fees, and 20 USD on other expenses.
Bunla is requesting a 1,000 USD loan to buy fishing equipment. In the future, she hopes that her children at least finish secondary 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.