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Mrs. Yeoun Sorn Village Bank Group
In this Group: Yeoun, Sengleab, Rin, Thoeurn, Urn, Mali, Oem, Phally, Soeun, Dana, Sophy, Eang, Sokha, Borey, Thach, Srey Thy, Ky, Lyda, Say Sina, Srey Ra, Phearom
In Sdau Kanlaeng village, located in Kandal province, there is a group of twenty-one people who make up this village bank loan. Mrs. Yeoun S., who was born in 1971, has been chosen village bank president by the other members. The individuals in the group will use their portion of the loan for different purposes.

Mrs. Yeoun S. is a housewife who cooks delicious food for her family while her husband, Mr. Savuth Koem, is a construction worker who is able to earn a low salary to support his family. The couple has a problem because their motorbike is broken. To improve their family living conditions, Mrs. Yeoun S. is asking for a loan to buy a new motorbike to replace this old one. She is a mother of three children; one of whom is a seamstress in a garment factory, the second is attending the local public school, and the third is too small to work or study.

All the members are shown in the photo.

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
  • 176
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,452,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,260.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Yeoun Sorn Village Bank Group's $3,725 loan helped a member to buy a new motorbike.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2010
Aug 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 29, 2011