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Sareith is a 42-year-old, married woman. She resides with her husband and three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia.

To earn a living, she works as a tailor. By doing so, she earns approximately $3 per day. Her husband is a chef, as well as a rice farmer, and he typically earns approximately $4 per day.

In order to improve her family’s standard of living, Sareith is requesting a loan in the amount of $1,000 to purchase more farmland to use for cultivating rice. In this way, she should be able to generate more income to support her family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and to help her children earn bachelor’s degrees. Moreover, she hopes to rebuild her present house to make it more convenient for her family.

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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
  • 83
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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 Sareith to purchase more farmland for rice cultivation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2012
Jul 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013