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Yun S., 44, is married and lives with eight of her children in the Siem Reap province of Cambodia. Since 1998 S. has had a business making many kinds of baskets. Her husband, Pich Bunphoeun (pictured from his house) owns a motorbike with a trailer and travels around the province selling S.'s baskets. S. employs two of her children as security and waitress. The other children help their mother making baskets.

S. would like a loan of $500 to purchase more bamboo. This will allow her to make more baskets to sell.

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
  • 37
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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 $500 helped Yun to purchase more bamboo to make more basket.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009