Thok C., 40, is married and lives with her husband and two of her three children in the Kampong Cham, Cambodia. She works growing bamboo to earn a profit and is able to make US$1.60 per day. Her husband Prum Chuk, 41, is a cow dealer and makes US$4 each day. She would like to take out a loan of US$500 to purchase a horse and its cart for her son to run a taxi.
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.