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Ek Y., 39, is married and resides with her husband and four children in Seim Reap Province, Cambodia, an area known for the Angkor Wat temple. Y. raises pigs to sell, earning an income of about USD 3 per day. Her husband is employed repairing temples, earning an income of about USD 6.17 per day. Y. has to spend USD 50 on food, USD 5 on electricity and water supplies, and USD 20 on other necessary expenses every month.

Y. is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase a plot of farmland to grow more rice. In the future, she would like to use any additional profit to repair her house. This is her first loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner in Cambodia.

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
  • 61
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,788,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Ek to buy a plot of farmland to grow more rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 3, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 19, 2011