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Mrs. Norn Chou Village Bank Group
In this Group: Norn, Sopheap, Phon, Peth, Sengla, Sav, Touch, Rong
Eight people from Tuol Krang village, Kandal province are applying for this village bank loan; they will use their portions of the loan for different purposes.

The members have selected Mrs. Norn C. as the village bank president. Mrs. Norn C. is 50 years old and a widow with a child who is a seamstress in a garment factory. She works as a farming laborer and she is also a pig breeder who can earn large amounts of money to support her family. Her problem is that her piglets are too small to sell, but she does not have enough money to support them. So to improve her pig-breeding business, Mrs. Norn C. is applying for a loan to buy pig food.

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
  • 51
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,195.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Norn Chou Village Bank Group's $725 loan helped a member to buy pig food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2010
Oct 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 1, 2011