Sivorn is 33 years old. She is married and resides with four children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has been working in a garment factory for more than two years, earning approximately $4 daily. Her husband is a rice farmer who earns about $4 each day. Sivorn is requesting a loan of $1200 to purchase a walking tractor to use for tilling her farmland. This purchase will help her rice cultivation go faster. In the future, she would like to run an additional business and send her children to a good school. Moreover, she hopes to build a new house as soon as possible.
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.