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Sokhouen, 36, a sweets seller, and her husband, a construction worker, earn a combined income of $10 per day. They have three children, none of whom yet attend school. Every month, Sokhouen has to spend $42 on food and $15 on transportation. She is requesting a loan of $1000 to buy farmland to begin a farming enterprise. In the future she wants to have a café and sell groceries.

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
  • 69
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,838,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sokhouen to buy farmland.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 6, 2011
Jun 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012