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Peng S., 29, is a married mother of two school-aged children and resides with her family in Takeo Province. To make a living, she is engaged in the business of manufacturing silk in a traditional way, earning US $2 per day. Her husband has to travel to the city everyday to sell silk for her and other local silk producers, earning US $3 per day, their combined income being the primary means of support for the family. Both Peng and her husband work hard everyday to ensure a good living for the family, and she is now asking for a loan of US $1000 to purchase more silk from the villagers to expand her husband’s business.

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  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 257
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,529,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Peng to buy silk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010