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Mrs. Sinonn N. is a 38-year-old and lives in Samnak Thboung village in Kampong Cham province. She is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. She does not have enough money to hire laborers to harvest her rice. Thus, she has decided to ask for a loan for this purpose. She plans to use the rest of the loan to buy two piglets to start a pig-breeding business.

Mrs. Sinonn N. hopes to increase their income and provide a better life for her family. Her husband, Mr. Kum Keng, is a worker who gets hired by the villagers to cut wood for pay. Mrs. Sinonn N. has seven children, one of whom is employed in a garment factory while three others are attending the local school. The remaining three are too young to work or study. Her husband is also shown with her in the picture.

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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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 145
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,485,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,093.6
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Sinonn to hire laborers to harvest their rice and buy two piglets to start a pig-breeding business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 1, 2008
Dec 23, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010