Mrs. Chanthorn L. is a 27-year-old married woman who lives in Preal village in Takeo province. She and her husband, Mr. Touch Sen, are farmers who own 1.20-hectares of land to cultivate rice. Aside from being a farmer, Mrs. Chanthorn L. is owns a general store to sell goods and vegetables. Mrs. Chanthorn L. now is requesting for a loan to buy more groceries and vegetables to support her business and to purchase fertilizer, pesticides, and to hire farming laborer to support her farming. This couple has three children; two are attending in the local school while the youngest one is a year old. Her husband is in the picture with her.
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.