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Sokhol, age 50, is widowed and resides with her two children in Prey Veng Province in Cambodia. She has been selling groceries for more than 10 years, earning approximately $15 per day. One of her children is a garment worker who earns about $3 per day.

Sokhol wants to build a new house. With this goal in mind, Sokhol is requesting a loan of $1,500 to purchase a plot of land on which to build a new house. This money would enable her to build a comfortable house for her family.

In the future, Sokhol would like to help her son get a bachelor’s degree.

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
  • 41
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,720,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Sokhol to purchase a plot of land on which to build a new house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2012
May 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013