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Heng
Heng Y., age 54, has eight children and lives in Kampong Cham province. She and her husband make a living as farmers, and each earns about $1 a day . Four of their children are married and live away from home, while two are factory workers who earn about $2.50 each per day. The remaining two stay at home and help their parents farm.


Heng Y. has applied for a loan from Kiva to dig a pond in which she will raise fish. She will use the balance of the loan to buy wood to build a stable house for her children.
(picture: wife and husband)

Additional Information

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 Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 290
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,541,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Heng to dig a pond to raise fish and build a house for her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
May 8, 2008
Listed
Apr 23, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2009