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Mrs. Sareth Khein Village Bank Group
In this Group: Sareth, Kunthea, Ty, Yorn, Sopheap, Sam On, Sokhon, Naren, Lis, Youn, Sokhom, Tei, Seng, Khom, Okyday, Srey, Lach
The village bank loan consists of seventeen people and they all live in Veal Thom village in Kandal province. Mrs. Sareth K. is the village bank president who has been selected by the members. She is a fish seller in the local village. Since this business is going well, she wants to expand it so she is asking for a loan to buy more fish to re-sell. Her husband, Mr. Prak Ny, is a ferry driver who makes a small income to support the family. Mrs. Sareth K. is 38 years-old and the mother of four children, one of whom is a blacksmith while another one is a laborer. The third one is attending the local school and the youngest one is too young to work or study. Mr. Seng P. and Mr. Okyday C. did not come to take a loan but their wives did, so they are present in the picture instead.

Additional Information

About AMK

Angkor Microfinance Kampuchea (AMK) is a leading microfinance institution in Cambodia with a wide reach of operations. AMK works with over 6,000 villages and serves clients in every Cambodian province. With an average loan size of US$115, AMK’s focus is to provide credit and savings products to the very poor in rural areas. For more information, please visit AMK's website.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 97
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,456,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,157.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Sareth Khein Village Bank Group's $2,975 loan helped a member to buy fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2009
Dec 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010