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Suy is 68 years old. He is married and resides with his wife and a son in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. He has been working as a construction foreman for more than ten years, earning approximately $4 per day. His wife sells dessert and earns about $2 per day. His son is employed in a garment factory. He earns about $4 per day. Suy wants to rebuild his house. Due to lack of funds, Suy is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase construction materials to rebuild his house. By doing so, he would be able to provide better living conditions for his family. In the future, he would like to expand his business in order to earn more income to support the family.

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 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
  • 235
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,987,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Suy to purchase construction materials to rebuild his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012