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Chhoeurt's Group
In this Group: Chhoeurt, Sambath, Heum
Chhoeurt is 53 years old and has seven children, one of whom attends school. She is a rural citizen from Battambang province and a rice farmer, which she has been doing for 20 years.

Chhoeurt is not a new client to VisionFund. She is the seven-cycled client and has fully repaid back her previous six loans. She is in a group of three who are requesting a new loan. She is seeking 1,400,000 KHR while her co-borrowers are requesting 700,000 KHR each. As the leader, she will spend her loan portion to pump water for her rice farm and to buy pesticide for her farmland. She hopes that she can minimize the loss due to pests and boost her crop productivity so as she can earn more income for her family as well as to set aside some money for the future.

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
  • 53
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,691,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,013.5
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Chhoeurt's Group's $650 loan helped a member to purchase pesticide for her farmland.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
May 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014