Noy is 63 years old. She is widowed and resides with two children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in growing rice and fattening up animals for more than twenty years, earning approximately $2 per day. Her children are employed in a garment factory. They earn about $6 per day. Noy is requesting a loan of $500 to pay for her child’s wedding ceremony expenses. In the future, she would like to expand her business and rebuild her present house to make it more comfortable for her family.
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.