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Mrs. Suon Sor Village Bank Group
In this Group: Suon, Sokhom, Chomren, Srouen, Sary, Seang Hy, Kan, Hei, Kim Horn
Nine people who made a village bank loan all live in Boueng Kroam village, Kandal province. Mrs. Suon S. is a village bank president who has been selected by all the members; they all will use the loan for different purposes.

Suon S. and her husband, Phall Meak, are farmers who own a plot of land to grow crops for sale to support their family. However hard they try to work with their field, they earn less income because their crop field has infertile soil and is far from irrigation systems. Thus, in order to improve and have a productive crop, Suon S. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizers and fuel.

She is the mother of three children, one of whom is a farmer, while the others attend the local public school.

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
  • 255
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,148,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,200.7
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Suon Sor Village Bank Group's $1,050 loan helped a member to buy fertilizers and fuel.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2010
Mar 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2011