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Mrs.Theab S. is a widow and the mother of four children. One of her children is a motor-taxi driver and all four live on their own. Mrs. Theab S. makes a living by selling porridge from a stand in front of her house. She earns about $1 to $2 a day. Theab S. is a diligent mother who has worked hard to help her children since her husband passed away many years ago. She has to get up very early in the morning to cook her breakfast for her customers. Recently, Mrs. Theab decided that it would be a good idea to purchase some pigs to breed on her piece of land because the leftover food from her food stand makes excellent feed for them. To do this, she needs a loan to help her buy some piglets to breed.

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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 $250 helped Theab to buy pigs to breed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2008
Apr 12, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2009