Mrs. Savan S. is a villager in Phlov Trei village in Kandal province and she is 45 years old. She and her husband are farmers who own a small piece of land to grow vegetable to sell to support their family. They have some problems because their field is far from an irrigation system. Thus, Mrs. Savan S. decided to seek a loan to buy a water machine and hose for doing farming. She is a mother of five children. One of her children is a furniture maker, one is a seamstress in the garment factory, and the others are enrolled in the local public school. 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.