Mrs. Pheap K. is 39 years old and she lives in Melong Khang Tboung village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a piece of land to cultivate rice to earn her living. Her husband, Mr. Vann Cheam, sells candy. Since his business is going well, he wants to sell candy door to door. Thus, his wife decided to ask for a loan to buy a small cart for him to use to sell candy in the local village. Mrs. Pheap K. is a mother of three children who all attend the local school. Her husband is shown on the left in 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.