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Mrs. Mom Sar Village Bank Group
In this Group: Mom, Pheap, Saveth, Phet, Vann, Chanthy, Rin, Hen, Kan, Hab, Kuoy, Yorm, Nhor*, Srei, Srey, Nhi, Vanna, Ry, Khorn, Sopheak
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This village bank loan which consists of twenty people is located in Pou Roung village in TaK. province. Mrs. Mom S. is the village bank president who has been selected by the members. She is a recyclables collector. Since her business is doing well, she wants to expand it by purchasing more recyclable products to earn more income. Her husband, Mr. Chiv Kha, is a motor taxi driver. Mrs. Mom S. is 38 years old and the mother of three children who are attending the local school.

Fifteen members in this group loan have end-of-term loans and the rest have monthly payment loans. The EoT borrowers are not required to pA. 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 repA. 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
  • 159
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,460,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,140.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Mom Sar Village Bank Group's $3,325 loan helped a member purchasing more recyclable products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2009
Sep 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010