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Sor S., 35, is a professional hairdresser who resides in Phnom Penh. She typically makes $8 of profit every day. However she must also support an older father and mother at home. Food prices have soared in the past year as inflation has gotten out of control in Cambodia. To make more money, she is asking for a loan of $500 to purchase hairdressing materials.

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KREDIT Ltd. 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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 233
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,987,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Sor to purchase hairdressing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2009
Jun 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2009