Mrs. Sambok A. is a farmer in Trapaing Knol Village in Takeo Province. Her husband, Mr. Thuok SA., sells firewood. Since his business is doing well, he wants to expand it. Thus, Mrs. Sambok A. is requesting a loan, which she use along with her savings, to buy a horse and cart to transport the firewood to sell. She hopes to increase their income and improve the family's living conditions with this loan. She is 26 years old and the mother of three children, one of whom is enrolled in the local school; the other two are too young to work or study. Her husband and a child appear with her in the photograph.
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.