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Mayan is 25 years old. She is married and resides with her husband and one child in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been running a food store for more than two years, earning approximately $5 per day. Her husband is a blacksmith who produces axes and knives to sell. He earns about $7 per day.

In order to improve her family's livelihood, Mayan is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase steel for her husband to produce more axes and knives to sell. This money will help her husband expand his business and earn more profit to support the family. In the future, Mayan would like to expand her business and send her child to a good school. Moreover, she hopes to build a new concrete house as soon as possible.

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
  • 52
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,691,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mayan to purchase steel for her husband to produce more axes and knives to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2012
Jun 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 31, 2013