Mr. Mey S. lines in Kansaom Ak village in Takeo province. He was born in 1975. He and his wife, Mrs. Et Loeung, are farmers who own a 2-hectare plot of land where they grow rice to sell to support their family. He is also a bread seller and a laborer. In the dry season, he has some problems when it is time to grow rice. So, to improve production, Mr. Mey S. is applying for a loan to buy fertilizer, pesticide and to hire farm laborers.
He is the father of two children, one of whom is enrolled in the local public school while the other is too small to work or study. His wife is in the photo 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.