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C. Va is a loving mother of three children who is excited about the opportunity to provide them with a better life. She currently runs a small business of selling Chinese noodles and coffee. She her current sales total about $2.25 per day with expenses of $1.50 per day, for a net income of about $0.75 per day. C. Va is applying for a loan of $1,000 dollars in order to purchase a bigger shop to sell her noodles and coffee in. This will allow her to make her business more established, and thus provide the opportunity for increased business.

C. Va's two older children also help to support the family income. Her oldest son works in a factory and earns a salary of $120 a month. Her daughter works for a local company and earns a salary of $70 a month. Her youngest son is still attending school. In the future C. Va would like to continue to expand her shop, and she would like to make it a very strong and successful restaurant.

Additional Information


KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc., 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
  • 147
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,468,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Va purchase shop to sell Chinese noodles and coffee.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2006
Oct 13, 2006
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2007