Mrs. Sopheap S. is 41 years old and lives in Pnov village, Takeo province. She and her husband, Mr. Doeun S., are farmers who own 3.50-hectare of land which they use to cultivate rice. In addition to being farmers, they are also duck breeders who are able to earn a small income to support their family.
For their farm and duck breeding businesses, Mrs. Sopheap S. decided to ask for a loan to buy rice seed, fertilizer, pesticide and duck food. This couple has four children; one is a duck breeder, two are students and one stays at home. Her husband is with her in the photo.
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.