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Dara
Dara is 43 years old. She is married and resides with five children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been selling vegetables for more than seven years, earning approximately $4 daily. Her husband is a teacher who makes an income of $3 each day. Due to lack of funds, Dara requests a loan of $500 to purchase an asbestos roof to build her house’s roof. This purchase will help her complete her house's construction. In the future, she would like to expand her business and help her children earn their bachelor’s degree.

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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
  • 125
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,123,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Dara to purchase an asbestos roof to build her house's roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 5, 2013
Listed
Apr 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013