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Im C., 40, is married, and is a mother of four children. She has been working with her husband since 1998, as fishermen at the Tunle Mekong River, in Cambodia. They make around $5 a day from selling fish at a river dock market. They use a boat, fishing nets, and other fishing tools to help improve the output of their business.
Eventually they will like to build their own pond to breed fish, which will bring in more money and will help improve their current living conditions. Im C. and her husband are applying for a loan to purchase larger fishing nets, in order to catch more fish. It will help increase their family's income.

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
  • 53
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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 $1,000 helped Im to buy more fishing nets for a business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2008
Oct 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010