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Our work empowers our clients to grow successful businesses which enables children to grow up with improved health and education. Working in partnership with World Vision in Cambodia, we are committed to long-term change and unlocking potential for future generations.

 

Recognizing that financial services are not the only tools for economic development and poverty alleviation, VisionFund Cambodia has forged strategic partnerships with a variety of socially driven organizations. These networks have enabled greater outreach and social impact, and have helped to drive VisionFund Cambodia’s strategic approach, uniqueness, and competitiveness.

History

The Microfinance Institution (MFI) evolved from a small-credit program of World Vision International-Cambodia in the 1993 to a separate institution in 2003 as an affiliated member of VisionFund International’s (VFI) global microfinance network. VisionFund Cambodia received a microfinance license from the National Bank of Cambodia in 2004 and a permanent license in 2007.

Senior Management Team

 

Mr. Michael John Spingler

Chief Executive Officer


Ms. Top Sok Samphea

Chief Operating Officer

       
 

Mr. John Wesley Jordan

Chief Finance Offcer

 

Mr. Preap Piseth

Director of Operations

       
 

Mr. Chhay Pahna

Director of People and Culture

 

Mr. Va Luong Sarin

Director of IT

Awards and Ratings

AWARDS & RECOGNITION BY CGAP/MIX

In 2013, VisionFund Cambodia was granted a number of awards from both local and international rating agencies and independent institutions:

  • VisionFund Cambodia received the Outstanding Achievement in Social Performance and the Award for Outreach and Inclusion for reaching out to disadvantaged clients from Oikocredit, a leading global investor based in the Netherlands with a regional office in Southeast Asia.

  • VisionFund Cambodia was granted the Pricing Transparency Award 2013 from an international microfinance transparency organization for clear, accurate and comparable data of products and pricing transparency of the organization as a responsible MFI.

  • MIX S.T.A.R Award 2013: (Socially Transparent and Responsible) recognition for completing MIX’s social performance desk review process and successfully meeting all 2013 S.T.A.R requirements.

  • Best Social Performance Award 2015: VisionFund Cambodia was granted the Best Social Performance in Asia Region at Global Leadership Conference in Bangkok, Thailand on March 2015.

  • The Smart Campaign, a global initiative to incorporate strong client-protection practices into the microfinance industry has publicly recognized VisionFund Cambodia as Client Protection Certified for meeting strong standards of client care in 2016.


MICROFINANCE RATING

In 2013, VisionFund was given a 5 Diamond Rating by MIX for information disclosure and best-in-class practices and commitment.

 


PLANET RATING

In September 2014, VisionFund Cambodia was rated “A-” with a stable outlook by Planet Rating. The rating notes good institutional strength, along with the quality of its operations and management. Planet Rating, headquartered in Paris, is a specialized microfinance rating agency offering evaluation and rating services to microfinance institutions (MFIs).

 

VisionFund Cambodia has continuously gained recognition as one of VFI’s top performing microfinance institutions within the World Vision Partnership. VFI has a global network of microfinance institution in 35 countries.

 

CERTIFICATION OF TAX COMPLIANCE 

In November 2017, VisionFund Cambodia was granted the Gold of Certification of Tax Compliance awards from General Department of Taxation of Ministry of Economic and Finance in Cambodia.