Mr. Tong T., 58, lives in Boeng Kraom village in Kandal province. He and his wife, Mrs. Sarum Pen, are farmers who own a three-hectare plot of land to grow crops to sell to support their family. Their field is ready to plant so Mr. Tong T. is asking for a loan to buy corn and bean seeds to grow. The farm supports seven children, three of whom help their parents in farming, one is a seamstress in a garment factory, and the others are studying in local public school.
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.