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Sok P. is 50 and lives with her family in the Siem Reap province of Cambodia, an area known for its Angkorean temples. Sok is a farmer, earning a daily income of 1.5 USD. Her husband is a motor-taxi driver and earns a daily income of 3 USD. Each month, the family has to spend 55 USD on food and 35 USD on other necessary expenses.

Sok is requesting a loan of 500 USD to purchase a new motorbike for her husband to operate his business more efficiently. This will be her first loan from CREDIT, a long-standing Kiva partner. In the future, Sok would like to use the additional income to repair her house.

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
  • 139
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,469,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Sok to buy a new motorbike.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2012