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Savy, 50, is married and resides with her three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She farms, earning $1.50 a day to help cover the family’s expenses. Her husband is a construction worker who earns $2.50 a day. Their standard of living has improved since Savy and her husband have worked in these businesses.

Savy is requesting a loan of $700 to purchase groceries to help one of her children expand their business. This is her first loan from CREDIT, a 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
  • 109
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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 $700 helped Savy to purchase groceries to help one of her children expand their business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2011
May 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012