Mrs. Chaem S. N. was born in 1983. She is a villager in Angk Svay Chek village in Takeo province. She owns a general store in the local village where she is able to earn a large profit to support her family. She is married to Mr. Makra Ouch, a farmer who owns a 1-hectare plot of land to cultivate rice to sell to support his family. He also owns a narrow hall for rent. Since her husband’s business is going well, she wants to expand. So, to improve this purpose, Mrs. Chaem S. N. is asking for a loan to buy more chairs. With the rest of the loan she plans to buy fertilizer, gasoline, and hire farm laborers. She is a mother of a child who is too young to work or study. Her husband is shown in the picture 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.