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P. Lina is a hardworking single mother. In addition to caring for her three sons and two daughters, P. Lina owns a sewing business. She earns about $1.25 per day from her business. Her eldest son and eldest daughter both help provide for the family as well. Her daughter works in a factory and earns $60 per month, and her son earns about $40 per month. P. Lina is requesting this loan of $500 to purchase raw materials to make repairs on their home. She is looking forward to making their home safer and more comfortable for her family. In the future she would like to be able to add fruit sales to her sewing business in order to be able to provide a greater income for her family.

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
  • 68
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,753,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Lina purchase raw materials to make repairs on home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2006
Aug 29, 2006
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 29, 2008