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Chear K., 37 years old and married with one child, lives with his wife in Prey Chor District, Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, where he typically earns $9 per day working at the local market as a butcher. His wife works as vegetable seller at the same place and contributes all of her wages to the household. Their child is a student at the nearby school. This couple hopes to use part of the loan to purchase a cow to expand the butcher business.

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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
  • 113
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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 $1,000 helped Chear to expand the butcher business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 6, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010