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Keo C., 40, lives in Sa Ang with his wife, Keo Srey Puch (pictured above), and two nieces. They work together to operate a laundry business and earn $6 US each day. They have seen their business grow and would like to expand to accommodate their increased customer base. They have asked for a loan of $1000 US both to purchase a new laundry machine and to renovate their home. A new laundry machine typically costs $600 US and they will use the leftover money to do some home repairs and improvements. They see this investment as an opportunity to increase their daily income and to improve their standard of living.

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
  • 168
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,452,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Keo to purchase a laundry machine and to renovate his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010