Mrs. Lav P., 53 years old, lives in Prey Khvav village, Takeo province. She is a pig breeder at home and a congee seller at the local market while her husband, Mr. Sim Paen, is a farmer who owns 2-hectares of land to cultivate rice. With these businesses, they are able to earn a small income to support their family. To support her pig business, Mrs. Lav P. decided to ask for a loan to buy piglets and pig food for breeding. This couple has six children; four are soldiers and two are students who also help out with their parents' businesses. Mrs. Lav P.'s 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.