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Mr. Yon Mouk Village Bank Group
In this Group: Yon, Saroun, Yong, Rem, Sean, Yun, Phally, Savy, Srey Vy, Phally, Channy, Saroen, Kem Heng, Yan, Phon, Yoen, Mom, Kem Leang, Neang, Mach, Yern, Neang
Mr. Yon M. is 46 years old and is the father of four children; two are employed in a garment factory with the others attending a local school. Mr. Yon M. is the village bank president selected by the members. The village bank consists of twenty members, and is located in Preak Traeng village in the Kandal province. The members plan to use the loan for different purposes.

Mr. Yon M. and his wife, Mrs. Yon Savon are farmers who own a plot of land to cultivate rice. On this plantation, they earn very little rice revenue to supP. their family members. To improve their standard of living, Mr. Yon M. is asking for a loan to buy piglets to start a pig breeding business. He hopes to increase his income and improve their living conditions.

Three members in this group have loans that are end-of-term loans and the rest have monthly payment loans. They are not required to pay any principal on the loan until the very end of the loan term. End-of-term (EoT) loans are AMK’s main product, because it is the most beneficial to Cambodia’s poor. It allows them to repay portions of the principal whenever they are financially able to. Most clients start to make 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
  • 47
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,691,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,147.2
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mr. Yon Mouk Village Bank Group's $2,725 loan helped a member to buy piglets to start a pig breeding business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2009
Feb 4, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010