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Mearn is 30 years old. She is a mother of one child and resides with her husband in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. She has been running the business of purchasing rice to resale for more than two years, earning approximately $4 per day. Her husband is a policeman who earns about $7 per day. In order to improve her family’s living condition, Mearn is requesting a loan of $1000 to raise capital for her business to purchase more rice to resale. By doing so, she would earn more profit to support the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and help her children earn bachelor’s degrees. Moreover, she plans to build a new concrete house as soon as possible.

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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
  • 37
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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 $1,000 helped Mearn to raise capital in her business to purchase more rice to resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012