Mrs. Srou K. is 50 years old and she lives in Thlok Doung Tum village, Takeo province. She and her husband are farmers who own a plot of land on which they cultivate rice. Aside from farming, Mrs. Srou K. raises pigs at home.
In order to support their farming, Mrs. Srou K. decided to ask for a loan to buy two oxen. She will use the rest of the loan to buy pig feed to support her pig-raising.
The couple has two children, one of whom is a driver and the other is a student in the local school. Her husband is shown on the right 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.