Mr. Touch S. was born in 1949 and he is the village bank president. He has been selected as the village bank president by the other members. He is a farmer who owns a plot of land that he uses to grow rice for a living. On his farm, he faces a problem with the irrigation water, so he would like to ask for a loan to purchase a water machine to support his crop. His wife stays at home to cook for her family.
This couple has three children: one is a farmer and the other two are students.
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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