Mrs. Kheng C. is a villager who lives in Trapeang Chrey village in Kandal province. She and her husband, Mr. Oeun Long, are farmers who own a one-hectare field to cultivate rice. They face a problem because the field has infertile soil. Thus, Mrs. Kheng C. is now requesting a loan of 1,000,000 Riels to buy fertilizer, gasoline and pesticide to support her crops. Mrs. Kheng C. is 50 years old and a mother of four children. One of her children sells clothes, two attend the local school and the youngest one is five 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.