Poay T. is a rice farmer who makes very little money. She is 44 years old and lives with her four children, two children are currently employed. One works as a security guard at Angkor Temple and a daughter sells souvenirs. They work very hard to provide a good income for their family.
Poay T. is requesting a loan of $700 to purchase a motorbike for her children to commute to work to reduce the cost her children spend everyday on public transportation.
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.