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Mr. Uong Teng's Village Bank Group
In this Group: Uong, Noeurn, Sam, Ban, Sang, Nob, Mon, Tor, Sam, Sang, Eng, Doeurk, Nhoek, Choem, Sek
This village bank [solidarity group] consists of 15 people and is located in Sre Sa Village in Kampong Chhnang Province. Mr. Uong T. is the village bank president. He owns a small kiln where he can make coal to sell for an income. His wife, Mrs. Doeuk Hon, has a plot of land to cultivate rice. Besides this, she is a breeder who raises three cows. Mr. Uong T. is 58 years old and the father of six children, who are all attending the local school. Although Mr. Uong T. and his wife both have businesses, they still cannot effort to build a new house for their household. In order to meet this need, Mr. Uong T. decided to ask for a loan to add to his savings to build a house for his family.

Mr. Doeurk C. did not come to take out a loan, but his wife did and is shown in the picture instead of her husband.

This is a village bank loan consisting mainly of end-of-term loans. Six members have end-of-term loans, and the rest have monthly payment loans. Group members are not required to pay any principal on the loan until the very end of the loan term. End-of-term (EoT) loans are AMK's main product because it is the most beneficial to Cambodia's poor. It allows them to repay portions of the principal whenever they are financially able to do so. Most clients start to make payments many months before the end of the loan term. Almost all of AMK's clients make their payments on time. AMK [Kiva’s Field Partner] has a delinquency rate of only 0.09% and has a default rate of 0% on Kiva.

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
  • 238
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $40,040,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,208.3
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mr. Uong Teng's Village Bank Group's $1,700 loan helped a member to help build a house for his family.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2008
Oct 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009