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Leakena is 27 years old. She is married and resides with two children in Takeo Province, Cambodia. She has been involved in weaving for more than three years, earning approximately $2 daily. Her husband is a construction worker who earns about $3 each day. Leakena is requesting a loan of $1200 to purchase silk thread to use for weaving. This purchase will help her improve her business and earn more income for the family. In the future, she would like to expand her business and send her children to a good school. Additionally, she hopes to build a new house as soon as possible.

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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
  • 37
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,708,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Leakena to purchase silk thread to use for weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 28, 2013