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Chanthorn is 45 years old. She is married and lives with six children in Takeo province, Cambodia. For more than ten years, Chanthorn has been selling Khmer noodles, earning approximately 3 USD per day. Her husband is a motor taxi driver who earns about 5 USD daily. Three of her children are employed and earn about 9 USD per day.

Chanthorn is requesting a 1,000 USD loan to purchase a new motorbike for her husband's taxi service as his present motorbike is old. This purchase will help him attract more customers and earn more income for the family. In the future, Chanthorn would like to build a new house and help her children earn a higher education.

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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
  • 43
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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 $1,000 helped Chanthorn to purchase a new motorbike for her husband's taxi service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2012
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014