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Rut
Rut is 41 years old. She is married and resides with eight children in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. She has been employed in a shop for more than a year, earning approximately $3 per day. Her husband is a construction worker who earns about $3 each day. Three of her children are employed. They earn about $9 per day. Rut is requesting a loan of $800 to purchase zinc to fix her house's roof. In addition, a part of this money will be used to pay for a tilling service. This money will help her provide better living conditions for her family. In the future, she would like to run a grocery store and help her children earn bachelors degrees.

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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
  • 104
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,157,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Rut to purchase zinc to fix her house's roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 13, 2012
Listed
Sep 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013