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Mrs. Sarun Village Bank Group
In this Group: Sarun, Sreypov, Phen, Pheakdey, Sophea, Phan, Sorphea, Saveun, Ka, Sarin, Phan, Theavy, Rachana, Sarom, Sochea, Nouch
The sixteen people who make up this village bank loan will use their portion of the loan for different purposes so it can improve the standard of living of their families.

Mrs. SaR. is the village bank president and has been selected by the other members. She is a farmer who owns a 3-hectare plot of land where she can grow both rice and watermelon to sell to support her family. She has some problems in the crop fields because her fields have infertile soil, so, to improve production, Mrs. SaR. is asking for a loan to buy fertilizer. With the rest of the loan she is going to buy two piglets and plow a field for growing watermelon.

Her husband, Mr. Sin, owns a horse cart. This couple supports seV. children, two of whom are seamstresses in garment factories, while the other three are studying in local public school, and the others are too young to work or study.

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
  • 224
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,987,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,010.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Sarun Village Bank Group's $3,000 loan helped a member to buy fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2011
Apr 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 30, 2012