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Beng B., 33, is single and lives with his parents. He resides in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. To make a living, he raises pigs and produces rice wine. He is able to earn an income of $8 USD per day from his businesses, which helps cover household expenses. B. and his family are seeking to improve their standard of living. Therefore, B. is asking for a loan of $500 USD to purchase pig food and pig medicine. With the remainder of the loan, B. wants to purchase more rice to manufacture more rice wine to meet customer demand.

Additional Information


KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc., 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
  • 48
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Beng to buy pig food and medicine, and rice to produce wine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2009
Nov 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010