Ta is 26 years old, and is a garment factory worker. Her husband is a worker, and their income is $4 per day. She has two children, they are twins and are three years old. Every month, she has to spend $30 on food, $5 on electricity, $5 on transportation, and $20 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $650 to buy a motorbike for traveling to work with her husband. She hopes to have enough money to repair her house, and able to send all of her children to study at least through 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.