Mrs. Taem C. is 50 years old and she lives in Preaek Samraong village in Kandal province. She is a farmer who owns a 3.50-hectare field where she grows rice and eggplant for selling to her support her family. She has decided to request a loan in order to buy fertilizer, pesticide, and gasoline to help farm her crops. Her husband, Mr. Sanh Sor is a construction worker who receives a small salary to help support his family. The couple has seven children, three of whom are seamstresses in the garment factory and another who is a construction worker. The other three are students in the local school. Her husband is on the left 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.