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Bunthun's Group
In this Group: Bunthun, Angkear Boss, Sokh Houn, Khoen, Shi, Sakhorn, Chhay, Saroen, Phoung, Chanthol, Srey Pheach, Phae, Pheang, Lat, Ren
Mrs. Bunthun C. is 50 years old. She was selected as village bank president by a group of 15 members. The members of this group loan live in Preak Doung village in Kandal province. With the loans, they hope to increase income to improve their families' standard of living.

Mrs. Bunthun C. is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. She also sells sugar cane. With these 2 businesses, she earns a small income to support her family. Her husband, Mr. Meng Tuy, is a wedding chef.

Mrs. Bunthun C. is requesting a loan to repair her vehicle and to buy more sugar cane to increase her business activities. This couple has eleven children; two are seamstresses in the garment factory, three are laborers at a pig farm and five are attending in the local school while the youngest one is 3 years old.

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
  • 47
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,691,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,243.6
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bunthun's Group's $2,325 loan helped a member to repair her vehicle and to purchase more sugar cane.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2010
Apr 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2011