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Savorn's Group
In this Group: Savorn, Phary, Sorheang, Noeurn
One of two breadwinners in a family with two children who are still in school, Savorn is a rural farmer from Battambang province. To cover their daily cost of living, she has managed to have a small vegetable garden, growing cabbages and peas as the main source of income while her husband works for others for a fee for extra income, besides helping her on the farmland. The current business has returned her a decent income to support her living, 26,400 KHR per day.

Savorn is a seventh-cycle client with VisionFund (Kiva’s partner). She has repaid her past loans completely which has enabled her to stablize her living conditions in a proper standard of living. Now, in a group of four, she is the leader. The total requested loan amount of her group is 3,600,000 KHR. Savorn, whose loan portion is 1,400,000 KHR, will spend her loan to buy seed and fertilizer for her farmland. She hopes that she can make more income so she can buy an additional plot of farmland to make her business larger.

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
  • 113
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,445,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,986.9
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Savorn's Group's $925 loan helped a member to buy seed and fertilizer for her farmland.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 20, 2013
Listed
Apr 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014