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Mrs. Hean Soknoeun Village Bank Group
In this Group: Hean, Soem, Saem, En, Bounh, Choem, Bounh, Phaing, Soeurn, Kem Eng, Aun, Kea
Twelve people who make up a village bank loan live in Veay Chhneah village, Takeo province. They will use their portions of the loan in varied ways to support their families.

Mrs. Hean S. is the village bank president who has been selected by the other members. She owns a general shore in the local village where she sells groceries to get some profit to support her family. She also is a pig breeder.

Her husband, Mr. Sroun Kong, is a motorbike taxi driver in Phnom Penh city. Through this activity, they support two children, one of whom is a student. The younger one is 2 years old.

Since her businesses are getting on well, Mrs. Hean S. wants to expand, so she is asking for a loan to buy more groceries and the rest of the loan she is going use to buy more 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
  • 79
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,825,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,040.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Hean Soknoeun Village Bank Group's $1,850 loan helped a member to buy more groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2011
Feb 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2012