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Mrs. Samnang Hong Village Bank Group
In this Group: Samnang, Saroen, Srey, Leang Hot, Savun, Suth, Koen, Sokhoen, Yong, Sun, Vanna, Thy, Saren, Sa Rom, Sok Ry, Vanny
Sixteen people living I. Tareap Doun village I. Kandal province comprise this village bank loan, and they will use the loan for various purposes. Mrs. Samnang H. is the 40 year old village bank president. She sells fish which her husband, Mr. Ho Saroeun, fishes from the lake. Although they try to work hard, they don't earn enough income to support their family. Thus, Mrs. Samnang H. decided to ask for a loan to buy more fishnets to help her husband’s fishing. This couple has five children, four of whom are enrolled I. the local school while the youngest oN. is too young to work or study. Mrs. Sun C. could not be present for the picture, so her husband is shown I. the picture instead.

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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
  • 201
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $39,964,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,154.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Samnang Hong Village Bank Group's $2,600 loan helped a member to buy more fishnets to help her husband’s fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2009
Jul 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010