Sopheap, 29, is married and resides with her husband and two children in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. She has been running a sewing shop for over three years, earning approximately USD 3 per day. Her husband is a harvester who harvests rice to generate income for the family.
He earns approximately USD 3 per day. In order to improve her business, Sopheap is requesting a loan of USD 300 to purchase cloth for sewing more clothes to sell. In the future, she would like to expand her sewing shop and build a new house.
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.