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Hong S., 54, is married with four children living at home in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She weaves silk dresses, typically making US$2 each day and her husband is a rice farmer. Her husband, Liv Nhan, 61, typically makes about US$2.50 each day. Two of their children also weave silk dresses. Hong S. would like a loan of US$500 to purchase a motorbike and also to purchase rice seed and fertilizers for her husband. This loan would allow their family to increase their profits.

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
  • 139
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,456,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Hong to purchase a motorbike, rice seed, and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2008
Oct 12, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010