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Total loan: $1,000
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Lek

Cambodia
Prey Veng Province, Cambodia / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase a plot of land to resell and the remainder will be used to raise pigs to sell.


Lek's story

Lek V., age 46, lives with her husband in Prey Veng, Cambodia. Since 2000, she has been selling rice and baskets to earn a living and is able to earn up to US$10 in revenue per day. Her husband Yen Vanny, age 50, is a local teacher in a primary school in the village. On average, he makes around US$4 per day. This couple has eight children together, of whom three are employed and the five other are students.

Mrs. V. is seeking a loan of US$1,000 from Kiva via Credit, a local partner, to purchase a plot of land to resell and the remainder will be used to raise pigs to sell. (Mrs. Lek V. is pictured with her daughter.)

CREDIT MFI is an independent Cambodian faith-based organization. It aims to empower the economically active poor and small entrepreneurs by providing inclusive financial services.



Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: September 13, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc.

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: September 13, 2008
Facilitated by Field Partner: KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc.