A loan of $175 helped a member to buy two piglets to start a pig-breeding business.

Nheu's Group's story

Mrs. Nheu B. is a group leader of four people who all live in Tropang Tasok village in Kampong Chhnang province. She sells firewood and can earn a little money. Her husband, Mr. Keo Hom, is a farmer who owns a small piece of land to cultivate rice. Even though they try to work hard, they still earn little income to support their household. In order to improve their living, Mrs. Nheu B. decided to request a loan to buy two piglets to start a business breeding pigs. She is 37 years old and the mother of five children, three of whom are enrolled in the local school while the others are too young to work or study.

One member of this loan group has a monthly payment loan, and the other three have end-of-term loans. They 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, a default rate of 0% on Kiva.

In this group: Nheu, Trey, Lim, Khea
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