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Bo, age 47, is married and lives with her children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She makes a living as a tailor, earning an income of $1.50 per day to help cover her family's expenses. Her husband is a farmer and earns about $3 per day. Their family's standard of living has improved since Bo and her husband opened their businesses. She is applying for a loan of $700 to buy a tuk-tuk (or motorized vehicle) for her husband to use to transport tourists to nearby temples. 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
  • 54
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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 Bo to buy a motorized vehicle to carry tourists to local temples.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 5, 2011
May 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2012