A loan of $975 helps to restock her grocery store.


Sarain's story

Sarain is 28 years old, married, and is the mother of one child. She sells groceries, as shown in the picture, and has been running this business for 5 years. Her husband is a blacksmith.

Sarain has applied for a 4,000,000 KHR loan through Kiva's field partner, Chamroeun, to restock her grocery store. Using the loan, she will be able to earn more income to continue her business as well as support her family's living standards. She hopes that she can grow her business, renovate her home, and send her child to school.

Her main challenges are more competitors and insufficient capital.


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.