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Sarith, 51 years old, is married and resides with four children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. He has been running a business purchasing saplings (small trees) to resell, earning approximately $8 daily. His wife is a farmer who earns about $2 each day. Two of his children are employed, earning about $7 per day.

In order to improve his business, Sarith is requesting a loan of $1,500 to purchase more saplings to resell. He would thereby earn more income for his family. In the future, Sarith would like to expand his business and help his children receive a higher education. Moreover, he hopes to build a new 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
  • 65
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,756,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Sarith to purchase more saplings to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013