Reung R., 35, is married and lives with four of her children and her husband in the Kampong Cham province of Cambodia. Since 1995, she has worked as construction worker and farmer to earn a living and is able to make $2.5 each day. Her husband is a fisherman who catches fish fR. the lake and sells them to the market, earning around $5 a day. Reung R. is asking a loan of $700 to purchase fishing tools for her husband and a cow to plow her farmland.
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.