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Mrs. Sarin Village Bank Group
In this Group: Sarin, Vourn, Sok, Sarin, Som Ol, Ath, Samith, Vat, Sut, Van
There are ten people who maK. up this village bank loan. They will all use their portion of the loan for different purposes in order to improve their family’s standard of living.

Mrs. Sarin is the village bank president who has been selected by the members. She was born in 1954. She is a farmer who owns a 2-hectare plot of land where she grows rice and potatoes to support her own family and to sell. She is also a chicken breeder while her husband, Mr. Vel, is a construction worker. Although they try to work hard, they can earn little income. So to improve this condition, Mrs. Sarin is applying for a loan to buy three piglets and pig food for breeding to start a new business. She has three children. They are all studying in the local public school.

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
  • 65
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,756,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,985.0
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Sarin Village Bank Group's $2,225 loan helped a member to buy three piglets and pig food for breeding.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 25, 2011
May 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2012