Thida, 39, is married and resides with her husband and two children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has been selling food for over five years earning approximately USD 3 per day. Her husband is a soldier who also earns approximately USD 3 per day. In order to improve her business, Thida is requesting a loan of USD 500 to purchase more ingredients for producing all kinds of food to sell to her clients. In the future, she would like to expand her business, build a new house, and support her children to study until they get a Bachelor degree.
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.