Mr. Chek C. lives in Dangkao village in Takeo province. He is a 32-year-old farmer who owns a 1-hectare field to cultivate rice. His wife, Mrs. Sophy Ouk, is a teacher who earns a small salary to support the family. Mr. Chek C. wants to increase his income to improve his family's lives. He wants to start a new business breeding pigs, but he does not have enough money to support it. He is requesting a 2,000,000 KHR loan from AMK/Kiva to buy 5 piglets and pig food for pig breeding. This couple has two children who are students in the local school. Mr. Chek C.'s wife is on the left of 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.