Mrs. Noeun S. is 55 years old and lives in Tuol Kandal village, Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns 2.6 hectares of land, where she cultivates rice for a living. Her husband, Mr. Sophat Phann, is a construction worker who earns a small income to support the family. In order to support her farm, Mrs. Noeun S. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer, pesticide and gasoline. This couple has two children; one is a seamstress in a garment factory while the other is a student at the local school. Her husband is in the photo 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.