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Thon
Thon is 57 years old. She is widowed and resides with three children in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. She has been working in construction for more than ten years, earning approximately $3 per day. Her children are employed as construction workers and a garment worker. They earn about $15 daily. Due to lack of funds, Thon requests a loan of $300 to purchase zinc to fix her house’s roof. This purchase will help her provide convenient living for her family. In the future, she would like to run a tailoring shop and build a fence around her house.

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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
  • 117
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,919,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Thon to purchase zinc to fix her house's roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 25, 2013
Listed
Sep 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013