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Mrs. Samorn Sorn Village Bank Group
In this Group: Samorn, Khen, Sam Ol, Boeurn, Sokhim, Srey Mom, Naem, Srey Mom, Chenda, Seun
Mrs. Samorn S. is the village bank president who has been selected by the members I. Sokram village I. Takeo province. All the members will use the loans that they obtaI. for different purposes. Mrs. Samorn S. owns a small grocery store I. the local village so she decided to ask for a loan to buy more grocery goods for her business. Her husband, Mr. Nak Thy, is a construction worker who makes a small income to support the family. Mrs. Samorn S. is 26 years old and the mother of a one-year-old child who is too young to work or study.

All the members I. this village bank loans have end-of-term loans so 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 maI. 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
  • 230
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $40,040,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,175.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Samorn Sorn Village Bank Group's $975 loan helped a member to buy more grocery goods for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 10, 2009
Nov 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010