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Leng is 45 years old. She is married and resides with seven children in Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia. She has been selling groceries for more than three years, earning approximately 5 USD daily. Leng's husband works repairing sewing machines and makes 5 USD per day. Two of her children are employed in a factory and earn about 6 USD each day.

Due to a lack of funds, Leng is requesting a 1,500 USD loan to purchase construction materials to rebuild her house. Her loan will help her to provide better living conditions for her family. In the future, Leng would like to expand her store and help her children earn bachelors degrees.

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
  • 80
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,821,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Leng to purchase construction materials to rebuild her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2013
Jun 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014