Mr. Chinheng M. is a villager in Kbal Chrouy village in Kandal province. He was born in 1955. He is a farmer who owns more than a one-hectare plot of land to cultivate rice to support his family. His wife, Mrs. Cheav Hor Khuy, is a rice and coffee seller in the local village. They try to work hard with their careers, but they can't earn enough income. So to improve their family living conditions, Mr. Chinheng M. is seeking a loan to buy some piglets and pig food to start a new business breeding pigs. He is the father of five children. One of the children is a fruit seller, one is a motorbike taxi driver, one is a seamstress in a garment factory, and the others are attending the local public school. His wife is in the photo 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.