A loan of $1,725 helped a member to buy fertilizer.

Mrs. Hem Bora's Village Bank Group's story

Sixteen people I. Pou Doh Village I. Kanal Province are sharing a village bank loan.

Mrs. Hem B., the village bank president, is a farmer. She now faces an obstacle because her field is infertile. To deal with this problem, Mrs. Hem B. has decided to ask for a loan to purchase fertilizer to improve her crops.

Her husband, Mr. Nu B., is a tuk-tuk driver who does not earn enough income to support his family. Mrs. Hem B. is 42 years old and the mother of seV. children, three of whom are employed I. a garment factory; other three attend the local school. The youngest one, age 4, is too young to work or study

Mr. Nem Nat did not come to the loan meeting, so his wife, who attended the meeting, appears I. the photograph. Mr. Thon Savuth, who is the group guarantor, is shown I. the picture, too.

This is a village bank loan consisting of mainly end-of-term loans. Eight members have end-of-term loans and the rest have monthly-payment loans. Members with end-of-term loans 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 maI. product because they are the most beneficial to Cambodia's poor. It allows them to repay portions of the principal whenever they are financially able to. 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 has a delinquency rate of only 0.09% and AMK has a default rate of 0% on Kiva.

In this group: Hem, Sem, Ky, Um, Nou, Un, Lun, Sat, Sat, Sok, Khat, Ol, Khem, Phon, Nem, Shem

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