Mrs. Nut S., born in 1979, is a married woman, and is a village bank president. She was selected to be the president by the other members. Mrs. Nut S. is a vegetable seller in the market, where she is able to earn a little income to support her family. Her husband, Mr. Soeung Kosal, owns a motorcycle to carry a Khmer trailer for transporting vegetables for resale.
As a part of the decor for the house they live in, Mrs. Nut S. would like to purchase a wardrobe. She is asking for a loan to add to her savings so she can purchase a wardrobe for her family's use. This couple has two children: one attends a local school and the younger one is 3 years old.
About AMKAngkor 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.
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