Mrs. Mai S., age 22, lives with her husband and child in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. She and her husband work on their farm growing rice and raising pigs to feed their family. The output of rice can feed them for an entire year. In order to find a source of income, her husband would like to purchase chickens from the breeders and resell them from place to place in his town. To be successful at this, her husband will also need a motorcycle which he can use for transportation.
KREDIT Ltd. 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.