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Ek S. is married with two young children. He lives with wife (pictured) in Batambong Province. Ek is currently employed as a security guard in a private security company, typically earning $4 USD per day. His wife is hired to prepare packages of fish meat, which is a kind of popular food in Batambong Province. She is able to earn an income of $2 USD per day from this work. Both of them have to work hard every day to ensure a good living for their family and children. Therefore, Ek S. is seeking to increase his income and improve his business. He is asking for a loan of $1200 USD to purchase various kinds of groceries and beverages for his wife to sell at his workplace.

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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
  • 44
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,708,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ek to buy groceries and beverages for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2009
Sep 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2011