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Hor's Group
In this Group: Hor, Sokda
Hor is 58 and a resident from Moung Russey district of Battambang province. She is a mother of eight children. To tackle her family’s hardships, rice cropping is their single source of income. The 20-year-involvement in this business generates her about 41,000 KHR per day. This is the first microloan for Hor with VisionFund (Kiva’s partner). She leads a group of two to get a new loan. She is seeking 1,000,000 KHR and her joint borrower is applying for 1,400,000 KHR. As the leader, she will spend her entire loan portion to buy fertilizer, rice seed, and insecticide for her crop. She strongly hopes that she can gain a good income to improve her lifestyle.

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.

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About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,445,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,000.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Hor's Group's $600 loan helped a member to buy fertilizer, rice seed, and insecticide.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 24, 2014
Listed
May 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 20, 2015