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Leng S., 46, lives with her husband, Bou Tha, their two children, and their niece in Kampong Cham, Cambodia. Their niece works in a local garment factory and helps to support the family with her income. Leng S. operates a small karaoke business in her village and makes $5 USD each day. Her husband operates a motortaxi service can typically make $2.50 USD each day.

The family believes that it is running a successful karaoke business and would like to investment to improve their equipment. Leng S. has asked for a loan of $600 USD to invest in her karaoke business and would like to see her income increased as a result. She sees a lot of potential in her small business and is grateful for the opportunities that this loan presents.

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 Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,709,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Leng invest in karaoke business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2008
Aug 11, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009