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Thavy, 38, is married and resides with her husband and five children in the Takeo province of Cambodia. She is a skirt weaver. Her husband works for the military in Phnom Penh. All of her children are still in her care. Thavy is requesting a loan of USD 1,200 to purchase more silk to weave skirts at home which she will sell. In the future, she would like to build a kitchen and support her children's studies until they each get a bachelor's degree.

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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
  • 48
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,691,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Thavy to purchase more silk to weave skirts for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013