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Mrs. Chea was born in 1956 is a widow with three children. Two of her children are seamstresses in the garment factories one is a laborer. Mrs. Chea is a farmer who owns a one-hectare plot of land which she uses to grows rice and corn for a living. She would like to grow rice in the dry season but does not have enough money. Mrs. Chea is therefore asking for a loan to hire laborers to plow her land and buy fertilizer and pesticides to grow rice and corn.

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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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 67
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,965.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Chea to hire farm labor and buy fertilizer and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 4, 2012