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Nourn R., 57, is married and lives with her husband and five children in Prey Veng province, Cambodia – one of the largest rice producing regions in Cambodia. R. is a housewife, while two of her children are employed as security guards, earning $3 US each per day to help cover the family's expenses. Each month, the family has to spend $66 US on food and $12 US on other expenses. R. is requesting a loan of $1000 US to purchase groceries to start a new business. In the future, she would like to use the additional income to repair her house. This will be her first from CREDIT, a longstanding Kiva partner.

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
  • 50
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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 Nourn to buy groceries to start a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 29, 2010
Jan 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 21, 2011