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Yom, 48, is widowed and resides with six children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She is a homemaker who receives support from her children. Four of her children are employed in a garment factory. They earn about USD12 per day. In order to improve her family’s economy, Yom is requesting a loan of USD 1500 to purchase a wedding tent and tables for rental. This purchase will enable her to earn extra income to support the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and help her children 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
  • 53
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Yom to purchase wedding tents and tables for rental.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2012
May 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013