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Beun S., 41, lives in the Battambang province with her husband and four young children. She grows and sells vegetables, making $3 US a day, and is supported by her husband who collects palm juice, making $3 US a day. Her family is aided by four of her children who are employed.

In light of these times of economic difficulties, Beun S. is asking for a loan of $1000 US to purchase a motorbike for her children to commute to work. She is an ambitious entrepreneur who one day hopes to set up a grocery store in front of her home. She sees this loan as a way to increase her income and is confident that her business venture will be successful.

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
  • 48
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Beun to purchase a motorbike.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010