For the first plantation, she now faces a small problem because the soil in her field has become infertile. She decided to ask for a loan in order to buy more fertilizers to support the field so as to make her crop more productive. She plans to use the rest of the loan to buy more piglets and pig food to support her second business.
Mrs. Sareth V. is 42 years old and the mother of five children, two of whom are employed in a garment factory while the others are attending the local school. Her husband, Mr. Bin Munyra, is a village chief who earns a small salary to support the family. Her husband is presented on the right in the photo.
About AMKAngkor 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.
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