Mrs. Leak P. and her husband are farmers who own a 3-hectare plot of land where they grow rice to sell to support their family. He is also a fisherman.
It is now time to plant rice in her field and and Mrs. Leak P. needs some money to do this work. To improve production, she is applying for a loan to buy rice seeds, fertilizer, gasoline, and a water pump.
This couple supports four children, one is employed in garment factory, two are farmers, and one is a duck breeder. She and her family are living in Pongro village in Takeo province. Her husband is in the photo 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.