Len is 32 years old, a married woman with three children in Kampong Chhnang Province. To earn a living, she works at a garment factory and her husband works as a construction laborer and motor-taxi driver. Both of them can earn $6 per day. Now Len would like to ask for a loan of $800 to buy farmland in order to increase her harvest and to make her family’s standard of living better.
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.