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Son is 33 years old. She is married and resides with three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has been selling several kinds of cake in front of the school for more than seven years, earning approximately $15 daily. Her husband runs a business of purchasing junk materials to resell. He earns about $20 per day. One of her children is a garment worker, who earns about $3 each day. In order to improve her family’s living conditions, Son is requesting a loan of $600 to purchase a Tuk-Tuk, for her husband to run a taxi service. This purchase will help her husband to generate additional income for the family. Son's goals for the future are to build a new house, and to help her children earn higher education.

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 $600 helped Son to purchase a Tuk-Tuk for her husband to run a taxi service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 2, 2013