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Chourb R., age 28, is married and resides with his children in Takeo province, Cambodia. He has three children. He is engaged in the agriculture sector of grinding rice for sale, earning an income of 3 USD per day to help cover the family expenses. His wife (pictured) is engaged in a business of weaving Cambodian traditional products, earning an income of 2 USD per day.

Their standard of living has been improved since they have had these businesses. R. is requesting a loan of 800 USD to purchase more raw silk to produce more silk products for sale. This is her first loan from CREDIT, a partner of Kiva.

Additional Information


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
  • 294
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,170,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Chourb buy raw silk to produce silk products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2011