Mrs. Eang L. is 40 years old and lives in Prey Pnhi village in Takeo province. She is the mother of three children who are all students in the local school. Her husband, Mr Khom Yors, is a farmer who owns a plot of land on which he cultivates rice. He is shown on the left in the photo.
Mrs. Eang L. is a silk weaver who is able to earn a small income to support the family. Since her business is going well, she would like to increase it and continue to expand it so she decided to ask for a loan to buy silk. The rest of the loan she would use to buy supplies and equipment to support her silk weaving.
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.