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Samoun, 41 year old, is a farmer with her husband. Their income is $6 per day. She has three children. All of the children are studying. Every month she has to spend $32 on food, $20 on school fees, $10 transportation, and $15 on other expenses. She would like to request a loan of $500 to buy a rice-throwing machine for planting the villager's rice seed to get some income. In the future, she wants to buy a hand tractor for doing plowing of the villager's farm if she has enough money. For her children, she will try to support them to study and at least finish high school.

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
  • 54
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,705,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Samoun to buy a rice-throwing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012