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Phearom's Group
In this Group: Phearom, Yon, Mom
Phearom is 28 years old and a resident of a rural village of Ek Phnom District, located in Cambodia’s Battambang Province.

She is single and earns a living through farming rice, growing cucumbers and catching fish. Having been in the current businesses for eight years, Phearom is able to earn approximately 30,000 KHR per day and manages to save 10,000 KHR after canceling out the daily expenses.

Phearom is a fourth-time borrower with VisionFund (Kiva’s partner). She was able to improve her living standard via the help of the previous loans that she successfully paid back. Now she is leading a loan group of three female members to apply for a loan in the amount of 3,800,000 KHR in total.

The group representative, Phearom, will spend her loan portion on supporting her businesses by purchasing fertilizer, cucumber seeds, and fishing materials such as fish traps and cast nets.

Phearom expects a boost in her income after receiving and wisely using her requested loan portion.

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
  • 49
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,758,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,000.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Phearom's Group's $950 loan helped a member to purchase fertilizer, cucumber seeds, and fishing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013