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Thun
Mrs. Thun M. is 59 years old and lives with her husband and their child in Phnom Penh. She works both selling brooms and renting rooms of the family's home. Her husband helps with renting rooms, and their family income is around $8/day. This loan will be used for Mrs. Thun M. to repair her home so they can continue renting out rooms. She hopes to continue with this business in the future because affordable room rentals are in high demand in Cambodia.

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About KREDIT

KREDIT Ltd. 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 Housing Loans

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
  • 60
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,062,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Thun thun would like to repair her home for renting out rooms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Aug 30, 2007
Listed
Aug 15, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 30, 2008