funding gap emerging markets

Sokna Ok

  • Phillip Bank
  • Local partner investment
  • + 13 other investors
  • With EUR 13,200 Sokna and her husband can reinvest in their grocery store and agri product business.

    48 months
    6 months
    Maturity48 months
    Repayments6 months
      Fully funded in 12 days on 15 June 2016.
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      Mrs. OK Sokna is married and lives with her husband in Phnom Penh city. She opens and sells groceries from her home, while her husband is a wholesaler, selling agricultural product from a big market in Phnom Penh city.

      The business has been around for almost 10 years. Mrs. OK is now is asking for a loan to both reinvest in her grocery business and her husband agricultural store.

      Company nameSokna Ok
      CEOSokna Ok
      LocationPhnom Penh
      SectorWholesale / Retail


      Phillip Bank is a microfinance institution in Cambodia that invests in people and their businesses via Micro-loans. By providing working capital to local entrepreneurs, they enable people in Cambodia to further expand their businesses and reach their potential for business growth and job creation.

      Micro-loans are an effective tool against poverty. Research has shown that communities with more viable small local businesses have more balanced economies and higher average prosperity levels. Their turnover mainly flows back to their communities, ensuring economic growth and stability. The capital provided by Phillip Bank works towards sustainably improving families' financial well-being in rural and urban communities.


      SDG’s impacted

      With this project you are contributing to the following Sustainable Development Goals:

      SDG 1. No poverty

      SDG 8. Decent work and economic growth

      Read more about the impact you can make through our platform and the SDGs on our impact page.


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      • With this investment 2 jobs are created
      • With this investment 8 lives are improved

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