Mr. Mao C. is a villager in Kbal Chrouy in Kandal province. He is a farmer who owns a small piece of land to grow and sell crops to support his family. He has problems in his field because it has infertile soil, is located far from an irrigation system, and has a lot of insects.
Mr. Mao C. is applying for a loan to buy fertilizer, gasoline, and pesticide. His wife, Mrs. Cheav Hor Khuy, is a coffee seller in a local village where she is able to earn some money to support the family, too. This couple has five children, two of whom are fruit sellers. The others attend the local public school. His wife is in the picture with him.
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.