Tung K., 24, is married and lives with her husband in the Bati district, Takeo province. She has been a professional seamstress since 2000 and is able to make US$3 every day. Her husband earns US$3 per day by working as a construction worker building houses. This couple wants to start another business to help generate more income. They would use this loan to open a grocery store.
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.