Nheb is 40 years old, married and lives with her husband and three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She earns a living by selling breakfast food (porridge, fried pork rice, fried chicken rice and other items) and by farming. Her husband is a primary school teacher and her daughter is a garment worker. She is applying for a loan for $1,200 to buy cattle to help with her farming. In the future, she plans to grow mixed vegetables to generate more income to support her family, improve her house and send her children to college.
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.