Mom, 48 years old, is a pig feeder and earns $2 per day. Her husband is a rubber tree seller and earns $15 per day. They have two children, both are working and each earns $2.50 per day. Every month, she has to spend $109 on food, $5 on electricity, and $10 on transportation.
She would like to request a loan of $750 to buy pig food to feed them so they sell. She wants to feed more pigs at home so she can make better income.
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.