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Samet is 58 years old. She is married and resides with three children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in agricultural business for more than ten years. She has an extensive experience and is successful in her business. Specifically, she grows rice. She makes an income of $6 per day. Her husband helps her run the business.

To improve her family’s finances, Samet is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase a cow to breed and produce calves to sell. By doing so, she would earn more income for the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and help her children earn higher education. Moreover, she wants to rebuild her house to make it more comfortable for her family’s living conditions.

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
  • 50
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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 $500 helped Samet to purchase a cow to breed and produce calves to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2013
Dec 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015