Tola is 21 years old. She is married and resides with two children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia.
She has been selling groceries for more than a year, earning approximately $2 per day. In addition, she grows rice. Her husband is employed in APSARA preservation unit. He earns about $3 each day.
Tola is requesting a loan of $600 to purchase cattle to use for tilling her farmland. In the future, she would like to expand her grocery store and send her children to a good school.
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.