Mr. Moa C. is 46 years old and lives in Thnal Bat village, Takeo province. He and his wife, Mrs. Pea Touch, are farmers who own 1.6-hectare (4-acre) piece of land on which they cultivate rice.
In order to support the farming, Mr. Moa C. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer, rice seed and pesticides. The rest of the loan he would use to buy gasoline to support his rice field.
Mr. Moa C. is the father of two children, one of whom is a farmer and the other one is a silk weaver. His wife 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.