Mrs. Yai Sophal, 38, is a seller of a variety of groceries, making on average $20 a day of income. Her husband, Mr. Mao Sophal, 40, is a motor-taxi driver and normally earns around $2 a day. This couple hopes to use this loan to purchase more vegetables and food to meet the customer demand. (One of her daughter who is wearing grey cap is pictured in the back because Yai Sopal was unavailable).
KREDIT Ltd. 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.