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Mom, 31, is married and resides with her husband and three children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been working as a metal sculptor for more than ten years, earning approximately USD 2 per day. Her husband runs a taxi service (motor taxi). He earns about USD 3 per day. All of her children are still in her care and in school.

Mom is requesting a loan of USD 1000 to purchase a plot of land for building a house. In the future, she would like to run a grocery store to generate more income to support her family 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
  • 55
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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 $1,000 helped Mom buy land to build a house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2012
May 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013