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Teat V., 52, works as farmer and lives with her husband in Kampong Cham, Cambodia. Since 1990, she has owned a plot of land on which she grows rice for a living and is able to make US$2 per day. Her husband, Rot Him, 56, pictured here, runs a business recharging batteries and normally makes US$8 per day. The has five children, of which two are employed and two are students.

Teat V. told a loan officer that she spends US$40 on food and US$15 on her children’s education every month. In her village, people depend heavily on batteries to power their lights, TV, radio and other appliances, so the battery-recharging business is a profitable one. Teat V. is requesting a loan of US$1,000 to purchase charging tools, a generator and a motorbike to help her husband in this business activity.

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
  • 82
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,793,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Teat to purchase charging tools, generator and a motorbike.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2009
Jan 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009