Reth is 43 years old. She is married and resides with six children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been selling fish and vegetables for more than a year, earning approximately $5 each day. Her husband brings fish to sell around the village. He also makes an income of $5 per day. Three of her children are employed. They earn about $10 each day. In order to improve her family’s finances, Reth is requesting a loan of $800 to purchase pork and fish to sell. This purchase will help her make more profit. In the future, she would like to purchase a store in the market and send her children to a good school. Moreover, she wants to rebuild her house to make it bigger and more comfortable for her family.
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.