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Sovan, age 53, is a farmer. He has been involved in growing agricultural crops for more than ten years, earning approximately $8 per day. He resides with his wife in Battambang Province, Cambodia. His wife helps him run the business.

In order to improve his family’s finances, Sovan is requesting a loan in the amount of $1,000 to purchase piglets to breed, fatten, and eventually offer for sale. By entering into this venture, he will earn an additional line of income to support the family.

In the future, he would like to expand his business and to rebuild the house in which they live in order to make it more comfortable for the family.

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
  • 263
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,016,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sovan to purchase piglets to breed, fatten, and eventually offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2012
Jul 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013