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Leang is 49 years old and resides with her husband and children at Takeo province. She has sold food and traditional cake for children since 2005. Her income is US $5 per day. Her husband is a farmer and cow feeder at home, earning US $2 per day. She has four children. Three are students and the other one is working in a factory, earning US $2 per day.

Each month, she has to spend US $40 on food, US $5 on utilities and US $20 on other expenses.

Leang has asked for a loan of US $1,000 to purchase tile in order to tile the floor of her house. Her career right now can make good profit so she does not want to change to any other career. She will be working hard to keep her career running smoothly.

For her children, she wants to send them to study at the university when they finish high school.

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 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
  • 77
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,825,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Leang to buy tile to repair her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011