Mr. Song S. is a 25-year-old married man with a child who is too young to study or work. They all live in Pun Phnum village in Takeo province. Mr. Song S. is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. His wife, Mrs. Sokha Nak, is a seamstress in a garment factory where she receives a small salary to support her family. In order to increase his income to improve his family's living conditions, Mr. Song S. decided to ask for a loan to buy a cow for breeding. His wife is in the picture with him.
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.