Mary, 58 years old, resides in Siem Reap, a province known for its ancient temples and tourism. She is a cleaner, earning $3 per day. Her husband works for an organization, earning $3 per day. The couple has two children, who both work in a hotel, each earning $5 per day. Every month, Mary spends $99 on food, $10 on electricity, $5 on transportation, and $10 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $650 to buy a motorbike for her children to travel to work.
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.