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Mrs. Men Meach Village Bank Group
In this Group: Men, Art, Lay, Kunthea, Sinourn, Phy, Sokly, Lay, Tom, Yan, Sim, Sokchea, Sor, Choem, Srey, Chroeb
This village bank consists of sixteen members and is located in Peam Sala Village, Kandal province.

Mrs. Men M. is 64 years old and the mother of two children, both of whom are employed in a garment factory. She owns a 1-hectare field where she cultivates rice for a living. Aside from farming, she sells fish. Her husband, Mr. Savoeurn Bork, helps her in both business activities. Her fish business is going well and she would like to expand it. She is asking for a loan to purchase more fish to resell. She hopes that through this loan, she will be able to increase her income and improve her living conditions.

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
  • 169
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,452,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,108.2
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mrs. Men Meach Village Bank Group's $2,125 loan helped a member to purchase more fish to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 3, 2009
Apr 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2010