Mrs. Orn L. lives in the village of Ank in the province of Kandal. She is a dessert seller. Her husband, Mr. Phun Touch, is a farmer who owns a piece of land on which he cultivates rice. For this plantation, he needs money to buy fertilizer, gasoline, and hire laborers to work on the field. Thus, Mrs. Orn L. decided to ask for a loan for her husband’s business. She is 58 years old and the mother of a child who is employed in a garment factory. Her husband is 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.