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Sopheap is a forty-year-old homemaker who is married and lives with her husband and four children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. Her husband is a construction worker who earns about 5 USD a day. Two of her children are employed and earn about 15 USD a day.

In order to improve her family’s finances, Sopheap is applying for a loan of 1400 USD from KREDIT. She will buy a plot of land with it to build rooms to rent and so increase her family’s income.

In the future Sopheap would like to run a grocery store and help her children earn bachelor’s degrees. She would also like to rebuild her present house to make it bigger and more convenient for her family.

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
  • 68
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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 $1,400 helped Sopheap to build rooms to rent.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2012
Jul 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013