Meas is 28 years old. He is married and resides with three children in the Siem Reap province of Cambodia. He is an automobile mechanic. He makes an income of $20 daily. His wife is a housekeeper, who looks after her children at home.
In order to improve his family’s finances, Meas is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase cassava seeds to cultivate. This money will help him acquire the ability to run a new business and generate more income for the family.
In the future, Meas would like to build a new house and send his 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.