Mrs. Sokhoeun R. is 41 years old and is a villager in Sam Raong village in Takeo province. She and her husband, Mr. Vany Pha, are farmers who own a small piece of land on which they cultivate rice to support their family living. Her husband is shown on the right in the photo.
In order to improve their living conditions, they want to start a new business but they do not have enough money. Thus, Mrs. Sokhoeun R. decided to ask for a loan to buy a van to transport workers.
This couple has three children, one of whom helps the parents to farm while the others are studying in the local public school.
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.