Pich S., 46, is married and lives with her husband in Takeo province, Cambodia. Since 2004, she has been selling bananas and is able to make US$6 per day. Her husband, pictured here, is a motor-taxi driver and makes US$5 per day. This couple has six children, five of whom are in school and one who is too young to attend. Mrs. Pich S. is asking for a loan to purchase a motorbike for her husband to operate a motor-taxi business.
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.