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Mrs. Chit K. H., 32, is the mother of four children and lives with her husband in Kampong Cham province, Cambodia. She cooks a variety of Khmer foods, selling them to the people at a market, and typically earns about US$ 7/day in revenue. Her husband works as a barber on a roadside in his community, making on average US$ 2/day in profit. Two of their children are employed by a private company and other two are enrolled in school.

Mrs. Chit K. H. hopes to use this loan to build a little shelter to be used as a barbershop for her husband. The remainder of the loan is to buy a motorcycle to use for her family’s transportation. (Her husband is pictured here because Mrs. Chit K. H. was unavailable.)

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
  • 87
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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 $800 helped Chit to build a barbershop for her husband's business and buy a motorcycle to use for her family’s transportation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2008
Dec 27, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009