Keo Y. is 34 years old and lives with her husband and three children in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. She is a farmer and typically makes $1 each day. Meanwhile, her husband, pictured here, runs a business as cow dealer, earning up to $2 a day. Mrs Keo Y. will use the loan to purchase fertilizers and rice seed for her farm.
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.