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Chea S., 53 years old, is a mother of 7 children and lives with her husband in Prey Veng province, Cambodia. She is a hard working mother who struggles in her life to maintain and control all the family's expense, while her husband has had a serious illness for ages. S. sells fruits at the market and typically makes around $7day in revenue. One of her children works at a hotel, while other two work for a small private company as drivers, and the rest attend school.

S. hopes to use the loan to invest more fruits to sell in her stand due to a great demand of her clients. In the future, she is thinking about how to expand her current business with many kinds of fruits in order to satisfy the needs of her clients.

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
  • 203
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $40,020,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Chea to invest in more fruits to sell at the market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 16, 2007
Jun 1, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 13, 2007