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Sophany, 45, is married and resides with her husband and five children in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. She is a teacher. Her husband is a rice farmer. Two of her children are employed at the garment factory. Sophany is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase a motorbike to commute to work. In the future, she would like to run a new business selling groceries at home, renew her house, and support her children in their studies until they get bachelor's degrees.

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
  • 167
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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 Sophany to purchase a motorbike to commute to work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012