Sok Ky is 47 years old. She is married and resides with three children in Kandal Province, Cambodia. She has been selling fish for more than seven years, earning approximately $3 daily. Both she and her husband are in the picture above. Her husband is a fisherman who earns about $3 per day. Two of her children are employed in a garment factory. They earn about $5 each day.
Sok Ky is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase fishing tools for her husband to use. In the future, she would like to expand her business and help her youngest child to earn a bachelor’s 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.