Mrs. Sophoan C. is a 30-year-old married woman and she lives in Roneam Tnaot village in Takeo province. She and her husband, Mr. Mean Parn, are farmers who own a plot of land on which they cultivate rice. Her husband is shown with her in the photo.
Aside from farming, Mr. Mean Parn is employed in a rice mill and Mrs. Sophoan C. is a pig breeder. In order to support her pig breeding, Mrs. Sophoan C. decided to ask for a loan to buy seven piglets to raise and pig feed.
Mrs. Sophoan C. is the mother of three children: two are students in the local school while the youngest one is a year old.
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.