Mrs. Channa K. is a villager in Ta Saum village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a piece of land on which she cultivates rice.
On her plantation, she faces an obstacle because she has always hired a laborer with two oxen to plow her field. Instead, she decided to ask for a loan to buy two cows for breeding and to use them to reduce her expense of plowing her field.
Her husband, Mr. Phan Sort, is a traditional-medicine seller. This couple has two children who are too young to work or study. Her husband and a child are shown in the picture with her.
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.