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At age 25, married with two children, Mrs. Thon C. lives with her husband in Kompung Cham province, Cambodia. To support her family, C. works on her plot of land raising pigs and growing vegetables, earning about US$ 6 each day. Her husband drives a motorcycle taxi, earning around $5 a day. He has recently decided that he would like to have a car as a taxi instead, which he thinks would enable him to earn more than in his current business. With this aim in mind, the couple has applied for a loan to purchase a used car to use to operate a taxi business.

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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
  • 291
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,541,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Thon to purchase a used car to operate a taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2007
Sep 12, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009