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Mrs. Savry Shum Village Bank Group
In this Group: Savry, Koemsrean, Pheari, Thea, Kung, Leang Eng, Sreum, Thy, Port, Kunthea, Ann, Sruoy, Srouy
Thirteen people who all live in Kampong Svay Leu village in Kandal province have made up this village bank loan. Mrs. Savry S. is the village bank president who has been selected by all the members. They will each use their loan for different purposes.

Mrs. Savry S. is a farmer who owns a small piece of land to cultivate rice on to support her family. She is a mother of a child who is too young to work or study. Her husband, Mr. Bory Koev, is a cigarette seller who can earn only a little money to buy some piglets for breeding to start a new business.

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
  • 232
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,987,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,145.8
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Savry Shum Village Bank Group's $2,100 loan helped a member to buy some piglets for breeding.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2010
Mar 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2011