Mrs. Lim L., 34, lives in Siem Reap Cambodia, home to the country’s famous Angkor Wat temples. She is a housewife and her husband is a taxi-driver. The couple has four young children, one of whom attends school. Lim is now seeking work opportunities for herself and her family. She would like to borrow $1,000 in order to purchase a motorbike that she and her husband could use to commute to work.
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.