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Sochea has two children, four and one years old. She works in a garment factory, and her husband is a cook. Together, their income is $6 a day. Every month she spends $30 on food, $10 on electricity, $10 on rent and $10 on transportation.

Sochea is requesting a loan of $1000 to buy a motorbike for traveling to work. She has a plan to raise pigs to sell when she can save enough money.

Sochea is working hard to be able to send her children at least through 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
  • 39
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,709,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sochea to buy a motorbike for traveling to work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2011
Aug 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012