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Mr. Torn Uy Village Bank Group
In this Group: Torn, Nhang, Na, Koemlay, Sophon, Sean, Savoeurn, Chron, Roem, Touch, Sokea, Nhoeun
Twelve people from Ponley village in Takeo province make up this village bank loan. Mr. Torn U., aged 60, has been selected by the other group members as the village bank president. They will each use their portion of the loan for different purposes. He and his wife, Mrs. Thon Sao, are farmers who own a three-hectare plot of land to cultivate rice to sell to support their family. His problE. is that his rice field is infertile. So, to improve production, Mr. Torn U. is asking for a loan to bU. fertilizer. He is the father of three children: one is a seamstress in a garment factory while the others are studying at 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
  • 50
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,705,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,194.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mr. Torn Uy Village Bank Group's $1,900 loan helped a member to buy fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 29, 2010
Oct 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 1, 2011