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Thol's Group
In this Group: Thol, Pos
Thol is a widowed mother of three children. She cares for her daughter who is still in school.

She manages one hectare of farmland on which she grows cassava. She has been engaged in this business for ten years. This business returns her about 18,000 KHR per day.

She has previously had four loan cycles with Kiva’s partner. She has used her past loans to support her business and maintain her living. For this cycle, she is the leader of a group composed of two female. Both members are seeking 1,400,000 KHR each. Thol will use her portion of the loan to pay for plowing, weeding, and labor costs. She hopes that her crop will grow well and provide her with ahigh yield.

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
  • 138
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,456,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,984.1
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Thol's Group's $725 loan helped a member to pay for plowing, weeding, and labor costs for her cassava farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 6, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2014