Mrs. Kuylang B. is 44 years old and a villager who lives in Sdau Kanlaeng village in Kandal province. She is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. In this farming, she now faces a problem because she does not have enough money to support her crops; thus, she decided to ask for a loan from AMK to buy fertilizer and rice seed. Aside from farming, she is also a vegetable seller. Her husband is a construction worker who receives a small salary to support his family. This couple has four children: one of them is a construction worker, while two others are students at the local school, and the youngest one is 4 years old. Her husband is on the left in 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.