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Thai, 43 years old, has four children. Two of them are at school, while the other two are working in Thailand, making a total of $15 a day.

Thai is a farmer, and her husband sells palm sugar. Their income amounts to $8 a day. Every month Thai must spend $50 on food, $20 on electricity, $10 on school fees, and $20 on other expenses.

Thai is requesting a loan of $1000 to buy rice to sell when prices are up. She has been in this business for about ten years and has many customers. She hopes to grow her business by buying more rice to sell when prices are up.

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
  • 164
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,452,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Thai to buy rice to sell when prices are up.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Aug 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013