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Te's Group
In this Group: Te, Phon, Layheang
A villager from Pusat province, Te, aged 46, is married and has nine children. Two of her children stay with the family, and one is a student while the other one works for other for money. Te is a housewife and her husband is the one who earns money to support the family by farming rice, selling palm juice, and sometimes working as a laborer. Her family has always wanted to have a proper house, yet they lack money.

Te's group consists of three members and she was appointed to be a group leader. Te and the other member have been with VisionFund for two loan cycles. As a leader, Te used her portion to buy fertilizers and use a share of it to pay for labor fees as she hired some people to help with the land preparation and cultivating. Through this loan, Te hopes to increase her crop yield so that she can make more money for her family to live in a better standard of living.

Additional Information

About VisionFund Cambodia

VisionFund Cambodia is a Christian organization and microfinance institution that provides small loans and other financial services to improve the lives of children, empower poor women and their families, and grow successful businesses. The organization works primarily in rural parts of Cambodia and has distinguished itself by targeting the very poor who require smaller loan sizes, regardless of religious beliefs, gender or ethnic background.

Kiva lenders’ funds will help the organization to expand into the northeastern provinces of the country, which have historically been underserved and difficult to reach with financial services.

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
  • 42
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,736,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,073.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Te's Group's $650 loan helped a member to buy fertilizers and spend on labor fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013