Mao is 45 years old. She is married and resides with five children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in the agricultural business for more than twenty years, has extensive experience and is successful in her career. She is involved in cultivating rice and fattening up animals. She earns about $7 per day. Her husband helps her run the business. In order to improve her family’s finances, Mao is requesting a loan of $1000 to purchase SIM cards and scratched cards to resell. By doing so, she would earn extra income to support the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and help her children earn bachelor’s degrees. Moreover, she hopes to 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.