Kun S., 42, is married and lives with her husband in Siem Reap, Cambodia. She works running a grocery store, making about US$ 5 in revenue every day. Her husband is a professional painter. On average, he makes US$ 6 per day. This couple has four children, one of whom is in school. The oldest daughter works selling souvenirs in front of Angkor Temple. Mrs. Kun S. would like to take out a loan of US$ 1000 to expand her grocery store by adding more goods to meet her high customer demand.
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.