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Thang Sokunthy, 34, is the mother of two children and lives with her husband in a part of Kampong Cham province, Cambodia. To aid in meeting her family’s expenses, she runs a stand selling a variety of grocery products to the people in her area and typically makes on average around $7 each day. Her husband is self-employed as a fortune-teller and generally makes around $2 each day.

Thang will use this loan to expand her inventory by purchasing more grocery products to meet her clients’ needs. Additionally, she will buy poultry and pigs to breed for additional income.

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
  • 61
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,788,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Thang to purchase more grocery products to meet her growing customer demands.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2008
Jan 16, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 21, 2009