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Sokhom is 38 years old. She is married and resides with four children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has been making piggy banks to sell for more than eight years, earning approximately $3 per day. Her husband runs a taxi service (Tuk Tuk taxi). He earns about $3 daily. In order to improve her business, Sokhom is requesting a loan of $600 to raise capital in her business to purchase more clay to make more piggy banks to sell. By doing so, she will earn more income to support the family. In the future, she would like to use the profit to expand her business and help her children earn bachelor’s degrees.

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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
  • 273
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,533,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Sokhom to purchase clay to make more piggy banks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2012
Sep 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2014