Seak N., 31, is married and lives in Siem Reap with her husband. Since 1992, she has been selling groceries to earn a living and is able to make US$ 7 a day, while her husband makes $1.70 a day working as a police official. This couple has three children, two of whom are students while one is too young to attend school. Seak N. is asking for a loan of US$ 1000 to add to her grocery inventory.
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.