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Mrs. Lang H., 56, is a mother of five children and lives with her husband in Bathambong province, Cambodia. She works making a local food called "nem" (a sour roll made of hashed meat (usually pork and fish) wrapped and cooked in green banana leaves), which is favored by the Cambodian people. With this business activity, she can typically make around $5 each day in revenue.

Her husband also helps to generate the family income by working as a carpenter and normally earns about $5 each day of income. Two of her children work with her, helping her to make nem. The other three are married and stay outside the family’s home.

Mrs. Lang H. has applied for a loan to expand her business. Another part of the loan is to repair her oven.

Additional Information


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 Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 256
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,131,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Lang to expand her business and repair her oven.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2008
Mar 26, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009