Mrs. Sony B. is 40 years old and is a villager who lives in Chuos village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a plot of land on which she cultivates rice. Her husband, Mr. Sao Sam, is a construction worker who is able to earn a small salary to support his family. Her husband is shown on the left in the photo.
Aside from farming, Mrs. Sony B. raises pigs at her house. Since her business is going well she wants to expand it. Thus, she decided to ask for 2,000,000 Riels from AMK to buy twenty more piglets to enlarge her business. With this loan she hopes to increase her income to improve her family living.
This couple has three children who 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.