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Soth, 53, is married and resides with her husband and four children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been selling rice for over ten years, earning approximately US $4 per day. Her husband is a policeman who earns about US $5 per day. Two of her children are employed in garment factories. They earn approximately US $6 per day.

In order to improve her family’s economic situation, Soth is requesting a loan of US $1,000 to purchase more rice to resell. This purchase would enable her to make more profit to support her family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and help her children get bachelor’s degrees.

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
  • 121
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,070,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Soth to purchase more rice to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013