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Ont's Group
In this Group: Ont, Ven, Leyheang
Ont, 48, is married with three children. Her family lives in a rural area in the Kror Kor district of Battambang province, Cambodia. Out of her three children, she still has two children to take care of and they are still in school. To make a living, she has been engaging in farming rice on 1 hectare of farmland for several years and selling fish. She is able to earn about 30,000 KHR per day and manage to save about 20,000 KHR each day after deducting daily expenses.

Ont’s group consists of three members who have been with VisionFund for three cycles. Ont had fully paid back the previous loans, which have helped her constantly support her family with enough food and basic necessities. Now she is leading her group to ask for another loan. Ont will use her portion to buy fish for resale. She hopes this loan will enable her to increase more income so as to better her living condition and keep her children in school.

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
  • 314
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,587,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,032.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ont's Group's $800 loan helped a member buy fish to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2012
Oct 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013