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Chan is 34 years old. She is married and lives with her husband in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She has worked in a massage shop for more than five years, earning approximately $6 a day. Her husband is a fisherman who earns about $5 a day. To improve her family’s finances, Chan is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase a motorbike for her husband to run a taxi service. This purchase will help her husband generate more income for the family. In the future, she would like to purchase a tuk tuk, a motorized rickshaw, to use in their transportation business.

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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
  • 317
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,587,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Chan to purchase a motorbike for her husband to run a taxi service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2012
Nov 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013