Mrs. Meng K. is a villager in Preak Phum village in Kandal province. She is a Chinese noodle seller. Her husband, Mr. Ly Krouy, is employed in a Casino Club. Since his workplace is far from the house, he has difficulty in getting to work because a motorbike taxi is an expensive form of transportation. Mrs. Meng K. decided to ask for a loan to buy a motorbike for her husband to drive to work. She is 34 years old and the mother of five children, four of whom are attending the local school while the youngest one is too young to work or study.
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.