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Sophal, 47, resides with her husband and two children in Kandal Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in agricultural business for over twenty years, has extensive experience, and is successful in her career. She is involved in growing rice, vegetables and fattening up cattle. She earns approximately $3 per day. Her husband is a construction worker who earns about $5 per day. One of her children is a garment worker who earns about $3 per day.

In order to improve her family's livelihood, Sophal is requesting a loan of $700 to purchase piglets to breed in order to resell when they gain weight. By doing so, she would earn extra income to support the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and rebuild her house.

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
  • 43
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,708,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Sophal to purchase piglets to breed in order to resell when they gain weight.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013