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Mrs. Choen Chhay Village Bank Group
In this Group: Choen, Phoen, Noun, Chantha, Pheak, Ron, Serik, Thul, Srey Mao, Srey Mom, Sunly, Khorn, Sei, Rin, Ra, Sreirith, Chamrong, Saroem, Thea, Chanra
This village bank loan has twenty people who are living in the village of Prasat in Kandal Province. Mrs. Choen C. is a village bank president who has been selected by all the members. They will each use the loan for a different purpose.

Mrs. Choen C. and her husband, Mr. T. Yeung, are farmers who own a plot of land for cultivating rice to support their family. Through this activity, the couple supports four children. One of their children works in a garment factory, and another child sells sugarcane juice. Their other children are enrolled in local public school. In their rice field, they have some problems: the rice field is infertile, and they do not have enough rice seed. Thus, in order to improve productivity, Mrs. Choen C. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer and rice seed.

(All group members are shown in the picture, but some of them are blocked by others.)

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
  • 143
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $39,838,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,200.7
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Choen Chhay Village Bank Group's $2,150 loan helped a member to buy fertilizer and rice seed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2010
Mar 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2011