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Ra is 48 years old. She is a mother of three children and resides with her husband in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in growing rice and fattening up pigs for more than 20 years, earning approximately $3 per day. Her husband is employed in the government. He earns about $3 per day. Two of her children are employed in garment factory. They earn about $5 per day.

In order to improve her family’s finance, Ra is requesting a loan of $1500 to purchase a Tuk Tuk for her husband to run the taxi service. This purchase will enable her husband to generate extra income to support the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and help her youngest child earn a bachelor’s degree. Also, she plans to build a fence around her 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
  • 73
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,753,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Ra to purchase a Tuk Tuk for her husband to run the taxi service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 2, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013