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Mrs. Chan Soy Prok  Village Bank Group
In this Group: Chan Soy, Sopheap, Sor Phea, Thea Vy, Ny, Bora, Phat, Phanly, Boreth, Sokhun, Sitha, Sophy, Sarin, Hom, Mo Ly, Sophea, Hun
Seventeen people in Bér village in KampO. Chhnang province, Cambodia, have formed a village bank loan group and Mrs. Chan Soy P. is the village bank president. She owns a small restaurant where she sells rice soup as a breakfast food to the villagers. In addition, she is a farmer who owns a small piece of land to cultivate rice, but she does not have rice seed. In order to solve this problem, Mrs. Chan Soy P. decided to ask for a loan for this purpose. She is a 55-year-old widow with four children, two of whom are employed in a garment factory while the others attend the local school.

Ten members in this group loans will receive End-of-Term (EoT) loans and the rest will have monthly payment loans. In EoT loans, payment on principal is not required until the very end of the loan term but is allowed at any time that the borrower is able to make such a payment. The EoT loan is AMK’s main product because it is the most beneficial to Cambodia’s poor. Most clients start to make principal payments many months before the end of the loan term. Almost all of AMK’s clients make their payments on time. AMK has a delinquency rate of only 0.09% and AMK has a default rate of 0% on Kiva.

Additional Information

About AMK

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.

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
  • 87
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $35,066,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,132.8
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Chan Soy Prok Village Bank Group's $2,375 loan helped a member to purchase rice seed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 23, 2008
Listed
Jan 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2010