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Sean's Group
In this Group: Sean, Pot, Veasna
Sean is a 57-year-old resident from the Sampov Meas district of Pursat province. She is married and has seven children, two of whom depend on her and have their own employment to help the family generate income. She has been engaged in farming rice on three hectares of farmland for five years. She has been in this business for five years and is able to earn about 27,000 KHR per day. The main challenge for her farming business is drought.

Sean has had three previous loans with VisionFund and has completely repaid them. The past three loans have helped her to manage her business and maintain a standard of living for her family. She has now formed a group of three to request a new loan. Sean and her group members are applying for 1,400,000 KHR each. As the group leader, she is going to use her loan portion to buy cows for raising and to help her in the rice-field. She hopes this loan will enable her to have cows as additional labor to earn more income to better her living condition.

Additional Information

About VisionFund Cambodia

VisionFund Cambodia is a Christian organization and microfinance institution that provides small loans and other financial services to improve the lives of children, empower poor women and their families, and grow successful businesses. The organization works primarily in rural parts of Cambodia and has distinguished itself by targeting the very poor who require smaller loan sizes, regardless of religious beliefs, gender or ethnic background.

Kiva lenders’ funds will help the organization to expand into the northeastern provinces of the country, which have historically been underserved and difficult to reach with financial services.

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
  • 143
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,456,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,023.1
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Sean's Group's $1,050 loan helped a member to buy cows for raising and to help her in the rice field.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013