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Mrs. Hun P., 53, is married and has one child. She and her husband work together on their rice paddy growing rice and some other crops in Prey Chhor district, Kampong Cham province, Cambodia. They started their farming activity in 1980, when they were released and liberated from the Pol Pot regime, a black moment in history for Cambodian citizens, killing nearly three million Cambodian people and completely destroying the whole infrastructure in the entire country.

Hun P. had learned farming skills from her parents since she was 16. After the Pol Pot regime, she moved back to her hometown and started a farming business to support herself. Life was a struggle for her and her husband because they had to restart their farming work, not having many tools and seeds.

At this point, the couple can typically make around US$ 4/day in revenue. With this money, she covers her monthly expenses such as US$ 30 on food, US$ 30 on utilities and US$ 4 on her transportation.

When she learned about CREDIT MFI, a KIVA partnership, Mrs. Hun P. applied for a loan in the amount of $1000 to buy fertilizer and insecticide to increase her output. The loan will give her an opportunity to expand her crops and improve her living conditions.

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
  • 263
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,524,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Hun to buy fertilizer and insecticide to increase her output.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 24, 2008
Jan 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2010