Khan is 24 years old. She is married and resides with one child in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She has been employed in a fish store for more than ten years, earning approximately $7 daily. Her husband is employed as a manual worker, making an income of $6 per day.
In order to improve her family’s finances, Khan requests a loan of $1300 to purchase a motorbike for her husband to drive, providing taxi service. This purchase will help him generate extra income for the family. In the future, she would like to purchase a tuk-tuk to provide public transportation, and send her child to 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.