Savan, 34, is married and resides with her husband in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, an area known for rubber plantations. She sells groceries, and her husband is a motor-taxi driver and a construction worker. Savan is requesting a loan of USD 1100 to purchase more groceries to stock the store. This will be her first loan from KREDIT, a longstanding Kiva partner. Savan appears in the photograph with her husband.
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.