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Sokha
Sokha, 49, is married and resides with her husband and four children in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. She and her husband have been involved in growing rice and fattening cattle for over 20 years, earning approximately US $13 per day. Two of her children are garment workers who earn about US $5 per day.

Sokha wants to build a new house, and is requesting a loan of US $800 to purchase timber to construct it. This purchase will enable her to provide a convenient house for her family to live in. In the future, Sokha would like to purchase more farmland to expand her agricultural business and help her children get bachelor’s degrees.

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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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,157,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Sokha to purchase timber to construct a new house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 16, 2012
Listed
Apr 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2013