Chantrea, 23, is married and resides with her husband in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She is a traditional basket maker and her husband rents the threshing machine to generate income to support the family. Chantrea has requested a loan of USD 600 to purchase a ploughing machine to plough her own rice field and rental rice fields. In the future, she would like to run a new business of rice trading and build a new toilet.
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.