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Som
Som S., 54, is married and resides with her husband and four children in Prey Veng province, Cambodia, an area known for its business with Vietnam. Som sells porridge for an income of 5 USD per day. Her four children are employed at different workplaces, earning an income of about 2 USD per day to help cover the family expenses.


Som is requesting a loan, her first from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner in Cambodia, of 1000 USD to purchase construction materials to help with one of the children’s businesses. In the future, she would like to use any additional profit to repair her house.

Additional Information

About KREDIT

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
  • 113
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,560,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Som to buy construction materials for one of her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 14, 2010
Listed
Sep 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 17, 2011