Mrs. Nharn T. lives in Tuol Svay village in Takeo province. She is 27 years old and she is a farmer. She owns 1.5-hectare field to cultivate rice to earn her living. Her husband, Mr. Sareurn Gnorng, is a farmer and laborer. In addition, he is a fisherman who can make a small income to support the family. Although they try to work hard, they still don’t earn enough money to support their family. In order to improve the living conditions, Mrs. Nharn T. is asking for a loan to buy fertilizers and pesticides for her rice field. Mrs. Nharn T. is a mother of two children: one of whom is 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.