Pen S. is a 66-year-old widow with six children and resides in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She sells fruit and typically earns US$3 profit per day. She is also supported by three children working in construction. Pen S. would like to take out a loan of US$1200 to reinvest in her fruit stand.
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.