Sorn N. is 51 years old and she is a villager who lives in Si Sla village in Takeo province. She and her husband, Horn Sao, are farmers who own 2.50 hectares of land on which to cultivate rice to earn for the family's living. For this farm, Mrs. Sorn N. decided to ask for a loan to buy a water machine and the rest of the loan would be used to buy fertilizer, pesticide and rice seeds to support the farming crop.
Aside from farming, Horn Sao is a Khmer noodle seller who can make a small income to support his family. This couple has four children: one is tailor and one is a silk weaver, while the other two are construction workers. Sorn N.'s husband , Horn Sao, is on the right in the photo.
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.