Mrs. Saven V., 48 years old, lives in Dei Edth Kaoh Phos village in Kandal province. She is a cake seller while her husband, Mr. Mao Sam, is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate vegetables. Mrs. Saven V. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer and pesticides to support her husband's farming. Besides working on his own farm, Mr. Mao Sam is a farm laborer so that he can receive a small salary to support his family. This couple has three children, who all are students in the local 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.