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Khom is 59 years old. She is married and resides with her four children in the province of Kampong Chhnang in Cambodia. She has been selling grocery goods for more than three years, earning approximately $3 a day. Her husband is a rice farmer who makes an income of $1 a day. Her children are employed and earn about $18 per day.

In order to improve her family’s finances, Khom requests a loan of $700 to purchase cosmetics so her daughter can run a beauty parlor. This loan will enable her daughter to generate additional income for the family. In the future, she would like to expand her grocery store and build a fence around her house.

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
  • 48
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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 $700 helped Khom to purchase cosmetics so her daughter can run a beauty parlor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 29, 2013