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Samphors is 32 years old. She is married and resides with three children in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in cultivating rice and fattening up cattle for more than ten years, earning approximately $2 daily. Her husband runs the business of making concrete stairs to sell. He earns about $5 each day. In order to improve her family’s finances, Samphors is requesting a loan of $400 to purchase steel and cement for her husband to use for making stairs to sell. This money will help him produce more stairs to sell and earn more income to support the family. In the future, she would like to expand her husband’s business and help her children earn bachelors degrees. Moreover, she hopes to build a new 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
  • 268
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,506,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Samphors to purchase cement and steel for her husband to use for making stairs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2012
Aug 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2013