Mrs. Mom P. is a 35-year-old married woman who lives in Sam Raong village in Takeo province. She earns a living by farming while her husband, Mr. Makara Ouk, is laborer who earns a small salary to support the family. Mrs. Mom P. owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. In order to support her farming, she decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticide for her crop. The couple has four children between the ages of 9 and 15; they are all students in the 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.