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Sophea is 50 years old. She is married and resides with two children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia.

Sophea is a housekeeper. Her husband is soldier who makes an income of USD 5 daily. One of her children is employed in a garment factory and earns about USD 5 per day.

In order to improve her family’s finances, Sophea is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase cosmetics for resale. By doing so, she will generate more income to support the family.

In the future, she would like to expand the business and build a new house, as soon as possible.

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
  • 326
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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 $1,000 helped Sophea to purchase cosmetics for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2013
May 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013