Mrs. Heng C. is a 57-year-old villager who lives in Andoung Samretth village in the Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns 3 hectares of land in which to cultivate rice and she can also earn some income through selling cakes.
In order to increase her income to improve her family's living conditions and in order to support her farming, Mrs. Heng C. decided to ask for a loan to buy a cow for breeding. With the rest of the loan, she wants to buy fertilizer, pesticide and rice seeds for her crop. Mrs. Heng C. is a widow with two children; one is an iron welder while the second one is a farmer.
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.