Saron, 27 years old, sells food. Her husband is a motor taxi driver. Their income is $6 per day. She has two children. They are three and one years old. Every month, she has to spend $60 on food, $6 on electricity, and $10 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $1,000 to buy grocery goods to sell in front of her house so that she can do two careers at the same time. Her mother-in-law is helping her. In the future, she wants to have a good shop at her house for selling food and groceries. She will work hard to send her children to study in the 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.