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Chan V., 40, is a widow living in Siem Reap with her four children. Each day she sells souvenir items out of her little stand near the temples of Angkor. She typically makes US$ 6 each day, but she has noticed a higher customer demand and believes she can increase her income.

Chan V. has asked for a loan of US$ 400 to purchase a wider variety of souvenir products to expand her business and reach more customers. With any extra profits that she accumulates, she would like to continue expanding her business and provide her customers with an even wider variety of products.

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 $400 helped Chan purchase more souvenir products for re-sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009