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Chor C. is 51 years old, married, and the mother of 4 children. Her husband works as a soldier, 1 son is a construction worker, 1 daughter works in a garment factory, and two of her children are students and help with her business. Mrs. Chor sells small bottles of gasoline on the side of the road for motorbikes. She also runs a small booth of cell phones that people can stop and use. Her average profit per day is about $3. She plans on using this loan to buy more gasoline in order to increase her profit. She also would like to buy some wood in order to build a small home. In the future, she hopes to continue expanding her business so that she can pay for all of her children to go to school.

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.

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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 114
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,451,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Chor to buy wood to build house and to buy gasoline for selling on the road.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2007
Apr 11, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 12, 2008