Mrs. Siem K. is 36 years old and lives in Popeal Khae village in the Kandal province. She and her husband, Mr. Tim Mao, are farmers who own a plot of land for cultivating rice. Aside from having this plantation, they are vegetable sellers in the local market.
Since their business is doing well, they want to expand it. Thus, Mrs. Siem K. decided to request a loan to buy more vegetables to resell. She hopes this loan will increase their income and improve the family's living conditions. She has five children, one of whom is employed in a garment factory, while three are attending the local school and one is too young to work or study. Her husband is 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.