Mrs. Thach E. is 56 years old and a villager who lives in Chen village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a plot of land where she cultivates rice. Her husband, Mr. Thoe Non, is a Khmer noodle seller and also supports his wife's farming. In order to support her husband's business, Mrs. Thach E. decided to ask for a loan to purchase a motorbike for her husband's transportation to resell the Khmer noodles door-to-door. This couple has four children, one of whom is seamstress in the garment factory, while the other three are farmers and also support their parent's business. Her husband is on the right of the picture.
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.