Mrs. Choen Chhay Village Bank Group
Mrs. Choen C. and her husband, Mr. T. Yeung, are farmers who own a plot of land for cultivating rice to support their family. Through this activity, the couple supports four children. One of their children works in a garment factory, and another child sells sugarcane juice. Their other children are enrolled in local public school. In their rice field, they have some problems: the rice field is infertile, and they do not have enough rice seed. Thus, in order to improve productivity, Mrs. Choen C. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer and rice seed.
(All group members are shown in the picture, but some of them are blocked by others.)
About AMKAngkor 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.
This is a Group Loan
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