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Mr. Thy A. is 46 years old and he lives in Thmei village in Takeo province. He is a farmer who owns a plot of land on which he grows a rice crop to support his family.

His wife, Mrs. Saret Chum, is a silk weaver. Since she now has more customers, she wants to expand her business. Thus, Mr. Thy A. decided to apply for a loA. to purchase additional silks. He would use the rest of the loA. to buy a watering machine and hoses to water his field.

Mr. Thy A. is the father of four children, one of whom is a silk weaver while the other three are attending the local public school. His wife is on the right in the photo.

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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
  • 67
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,756,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,163.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Thy to purchase additional silks and to buy a watering machine and hoses to water his field.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2009
Jan 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011