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Mrs. Sophan Deoum Village Bank Group
In this Group: Sophan, Khheoun, Son, Sophal, Somaly, Pisey, Narorn, You, Sina*, Sichann, Shitha*, Navy, Shinoun, Sophat, Sivorn, Mao, Sinoeun, Saroeun, Savath, Phally, Sros Mony
* not pictured
This village bank loan has twenty-one people who are all villagers in Chrouy Ampil village in Kandal province.

Mrs. Sophan D. is the village bank president as selected by the other members who will each use their portion of the loan for different purposes. She is 30 years-old and owns a general store at her home. Since her business is going well she wants to expand. In order, to improve her business, Mrs. Sophan D. is asking for a loan to buy more groceries to resell. Her husband, Mr. Chantha Korng, is a seamstress in a garment factoR.. Through these activities, they support two children who are studying in local public school.

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
  • 48
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,180.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Sophan Deoum Village Bank Group's $3,700 loan helped a member to buy more groceries to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2010
Jul 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 7, 2011