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Reth is a 49-year-old married woman, residing with her husband and their two children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia.

She has grown rice and raised cattle for over ten years, and earns approximately $4 per day from these activities. Her husband is a soldier who earns approximately $3 per day. One of her children is a garment worker who earns approximately $4 per day.

In order to improve her farming operations, Reth is requesting a loan in the amount of $1,000 to purchase more cattle to use in her farming work as well as to re-sell for profits once they gain weight. By doing so, she would be able to generate more income to support her family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and to build a new house as soon as possible.

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
  • 112
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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 Reth to purchase cattle for farming and re-sale purposes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2012
May 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013