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Chhet D., 39, is married and lives with her husband and four children in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, an area known for rubber plantations. D. is a farmer, earning an income of about $2 per day. Her husband buys pigs to resell, earning an income of $10 per day to help cover the family's expenses. D. has to spend $60 on food, $7 on electricity and water supplies, and $75 on other necessary expenses every month.

D. is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase more pigs to resell. In the future, she would like to use any additional profits to repair her house. This is her second loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner in Cambodia. D. appears in the photograph with her husband.

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
  • 116
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,451,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Chhet to buy more pigs for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 4, 2010
Oct 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011