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Sophea, 31, is married and resides with her husband and two school-age children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia.

She and her husband have been raising fish to sell for over ten years and are successful in their careers. Additionally, she runs a grocery store at home to generate more income for the family.

In order to improve her family living conditions, Sophea is requesting a loan of USD 1,000 to purchase more groceries to sell to generate extra income. In the future, she would like to expand her business and support her children to study 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
  • 172
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,456,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sophea to purchase more groceries to sell to generate extra income.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Feb 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012