Mrs. Pha L. is 43 years old and is a villager who lives Roka village in Kandal province. She and her husband, Mr. Sao Phon, are farmers who own a piece of land on which they cultivate rice. Her husband is shown on the right in the photo.
In order to support her rice farming, Mrs. Pha L. decided to ask for a loan from AMK to buy fertilizer and pesticide to support her growing crop. Aside from farming, Mrs. Pha L. is a pig breeder who is able to earn a small income to support her family living.
This couple has eight children, one of whom is a laborer, three others are seamstresses in the garment factory, three are students in the public school while the youngest one is 4 years old.
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.