A loan of $500 helps to buy fish to sell at the market.


Chhlen's story

Chhlen is a 37-year-old widower who is living with his mother. For two years, he and his mother have smoked and sold fish, as shown in this picture. Chhlen's main challenges are competitors and the fluctuation in price of goods.

Chhlen is requesting a 2,000,000 KHR loan through the Kiva field partner Chamroeun to buy more fish to sell at the market. He will use his loan to earn more income to continue his business as well as support his family. Chhlen hopes to expand his business and renovate his home.


This loan is special because:

It provides entrepreneurs with resources to increase income and improve their living conditions

Kendra Thorogood, Kiva staff

Kendra Thorogood
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.