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Yi's Group
In this Group: Yi, Tom, Seng, Chan, Meng, Thol, Leng, Suk, Heang, Ut, Sao, Ke, Oem, Moeun, Heng, Thol, Choun
This village bank loan consists of seventeen members located in Kbal Kaoh Touch village in Kandal province. Mrs. Yi C., who was born in 1956, is the village bank president selected by the other members.

She and her husband, Mr. Chhoem Lim, are farmers who own a plot of land on which they grow rice and different vegetables to help support their family. They also earn a small income by making baskets for sale.

This couple has five children: two are workers, two are waitresses in a restaurant and one is a laborer in a bakery shop. Since their children work so far from home, Mrs. Yi C. would like to ask for a loan to purchase a motorcycle for her children's transportation.

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
  • 123
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,451,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,020.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Yi's Group's $2,725 loan helped a member to purchase a motorcycle for her children to commute to work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2012