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Sambo is 53 years old. She is married with four children, and lives with her family in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been in the agricultural business for more than twenty years, earning approximately $4 per day. Her husband helps her run the business. All of her children are employed. They earn about $13 daily. One of her children is a mechanic who works in a garage.

In order to improve her family’s finances, Sambo is requesting a loan of $1500 to purchase automobile repair tools to run a garage. The money will help her start this additional business and generate more income for her family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and build a new house.

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
  • 262
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,023,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Sambo to purchase automobile repair tools to start a garage.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 19, 2014