Mrs. Sovannara S. is a villager in Kampong Chrey village in Takeo province. She is a Cocky maker. Her husband, Mr. Hin Bros, is a farmer who owns a piece of land to cultivate rice. Aside from this plantation, he is a duck egg middleman. Since his business is going well, he wants to expand it by purchasing more duck eggs to resell to earn more income. Thus, Mrs. Sovannara S. decided to ask for a loan for this purpose and she would use the rest of money to buy fertilizer to support the rice field. She is 27 years old and the mother of two children, one of who is enrolled in the local school and the youngest one is too young to work. Her husband is shown on the right of the photo.
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.