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Mrs. Aun Ek Village Bank Group
In this Group: Aun, Keth, Touch, Sok, Pok, Sina, Thav, Chanthou, Sam Oeun, Aun, Srey, Lang, Von, Sophat
Mrs. Aun E. is the president of this village bank loan. She has been selected by the fourteen people from Sangkae village in TaK. province who make up this group. The members will use their portion of this loan in varied ways to improve their family's standard of living.

Mrs. Aun E. is a farmer who owns a one-hectare plot of land where she grows rice and vegetables to sell to earn income to support her family. Her husband, Mr.Thy Chhel, is a motorcycle taxi driver. They support three children who are all studying in the local public school.

Outside farming, Mrs. Aun E. has free time and thus wants to start a new business. However she does not have money to support this goal. To achieve her purpose, she is asking for a loan to buy piglets to breed 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
  • 252
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,056,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,020.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Aun Ek Village Bank Group's $1,375 loan helped a member to buy piglets for breeding.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 11, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 4, 2012