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Mrs. Vanthoeun Em Village Bank Group
In this Group: Vanthoeun, Sarom, Nhoem, Ith, Chanthuch, Chinda, Yoeun, Khom, Sophal, Khem, Sok Khim, Sok, Thon, Thy, Saroeurn
This village bank loan includes 15 people who live in Trapeang Young village in Takeo province. Mrs. Vanthoeun E. is the village bank president who was selected by all the members. They will use the loan for different purposes. She is a weaver in lthe ocal village and her husband, Mr. Sorphorn NhoE., is a farmer who owns a small piece of land to grow rice to support his family. In addition, he is a construction laborer. In order to expand their business, Mrs. Vanthoeun E. decided to ask for a loan to buy more silk for weavI.. She is the mother of three children. Two of the children are enrolled in local public school. The other child is too small to school or work.

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
  • 70
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,793,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,150.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Vanthoeun Em Village Bank Group's $2,700 loan helped a member to buy more silk for weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2010
Feb 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011