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Mrs. Phal Lai Village Bank Group
In this Group: Phal, Srey Mom, Phoeun, Pheap, Sarin, Chanthorn, Sam Art, Mach, Sam, Phalla, Rem, Met, Chea, Chantrea, Pheng
This village bank loan has 15 people who live in Tuek Thla village, Takeo province. Mrs. Phal L. is a 46 year old who has been selected village bank president by the other members, who will use their portion of the loan for different purposes.

She is a farmer who owns a small piece of land in which to cultivate rice to sell to support her family. Her husband, Mr. Mean Neou, is a construction worker and he is a string maker. Since her husband’s business is going well, she wants to expand. So to improve this business, Mrs. Phal L. is seeking a loan to buy more materials to make string to resell. She is a mother of four children, two of whom are construction workers, while the others are enrolled in the local 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
  • 267
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,506,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,220.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Phal Lai Village Bank Group's $1,850 loan helped a member to buy more materials to make string to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2010
Sep 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 1, 2011