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From Prey Veng Province, Cambodia, Savan is 35 years old, married and blessed with one child. She has been making baskets to sell for more than four years and earns approximately 3 USD a day. Her husband is an arc welder who earns about 7 USD a day.

In order to improve her husband’s business, Savan is requesting a 1000 USD loan from KREDIT to buy more steel for her husband to use in his business. This money will help build her husband’s business and earn more income to support the family.

Savan’s ambition is to rebuild her present house to make it more convenient and comfortable for her family and send her child to a good school.

Additional Information


KREDIT Ltd. 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
  • 144
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $39,838,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Savan to buy more steel.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2012
Jul 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 16, 2013