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Mak's Group
In this Group: Mak, Men, Pha, Boran, Chhot, Men, Sin, Hoen, Mom, Chhuon, Ret, Cheun, Sorn, San, Peng, Kin
This village loan consists of sixteen members. They are located in Stueng village in Kandal province. This village loan selected Mrs. Mak S., 50 years old, as the village bank president. The members of this village hope that they will increase their income to improve their family's standard of living with these loans.

Mrs. Mak S. and her husband, Mr. Va Vay, are farmers who own 1-hectare of land that they use to cultivate rice for their family's living. With this farming, they do not have enough money to grow rice. So Mrs. Mak S. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizers to cultivate rice. They also earn a living by working as farming laborers. This spouse is working hard to support their six children: one of whom is a pure drinking water seller, one is a seamstress in a garment factory and the others are students in the local school who also supports their parent's farming.

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
  • 106
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,030.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mak's Group's $1,675 loan helped a member to buy fertilizers to cultivate rice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2010
Jan 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 1, 2012