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Mrs. Yem N. lives in Chek Village in Kandal Province. She and her husband, Mr. Moeurn Meth, are farmers who own a 1.3 hectare field which they cultivate to earn their living. On their plantation, they now have a problem because the soil is infertile. In order to deal with this situation, Mrs. Yem N. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer to improve her field and she will use the rest of the loan to buy fuel for her pump to water her crop. Mrs. Yem N. is 44 years old and the mother of two children who are both employed in a garment factory.

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Angkor Microfinance Kampuchea (AMK) is a leading microfinance institution in Cambodia with a wide reach of operations. AMK works with over 6,000 villages and serves clients in every Cambodian province. With an average loan size of US$115, AMK’s focus is to provide credit and savings products to the very poor in rural areas. For more information, please visit AMK's website.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 45
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,700,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,145.6
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Yem to buy fertilizer for her field and fuel to run her pump to water her crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2008
Oct 29, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010