Touch is 44 years old, a married woman with four children in Kampong Chhnang province. Touch and one of her children are factory laborers and her husband is a plumber. All of them can earn $14 per day.
Now Touch would like to apply for loan of $1,200 to buy a motorbike for commuting. This loan will help her in reducing her family's transportation expense. In the future, she expects to buy farmland to do farming and to build a bathroom and a toilet.
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.