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Mrs. Chroeb C. is the mother of two children who are too young to work or study. She lives in Srae Vong Village in Takeo province. Her husband, Mr. Vuth Soun, is shown on the left of the photo. He is farmer who is able to make a small income for his family.

Mrs. Chroeb C. is a grocer. She would like to improve and increase her income to support her family so she decided to ask for a loan from AMK to start a new business selling tamarinds (the pods of a tree, widely used as a flavoring in Asian cooking). She would like to use the rest of the loan to buy a motorbike to transport tamarinds to re-sell.

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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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 151
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,485,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,157.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Chroeb to start a business selling tamarinds and to buy a motorbike to transport them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2009
Jan 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011