Mrs. Rours Y. is a villager in Toul Krang village in Kandal province and she is 52 years old. She is a farmer who owns a small piece of land on which she cultivates rice to support her family.
Her husband, Mr. Chamroeun Sriy, shown on the right in the photo, owns a wedding hall for people to rent when they have wedding ceremonies, parties and so on. Since he has a small wedding hall, Mr. Chamroeun Sriy wants to buy another wedding hall. Thus, Mrs. Rours Y. decided to seek a loan to buy another wedding hall for her husband’s business.
Mrs. Rours Y. is the mother of a child who owns many loudspeakers to play at wedding parties, other parties and so on.
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.