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This is the third time that Mrs. Than S. has asked for a loan to improve her living conditions. She owns a small grocery store in Preak Roka Village in Kandal Province. Her husband, Mr. Tun Vuthy, is a construction worker who earns a small income to support the family. Mrs. Than S.’s family has little money and they cannot afford to build a new house. Therefore, she has decided to ask for a loan to add to her savings to buy timber to build a new house for her family. Mrs. Than S. has four children one of whom works in a garment factory while the other three are enrolled in school. Previously, Mrs. Than S. had obtained a loan to start her current business and she has now paid it back.

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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.

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  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,138.4
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Than to buy timbersto build a new house for her family.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2008
Sep 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010