Mrs. Mom Village Bank Group
She was born in 1978. She is a mother of three children, two of whom are attending the local public school. The youngest one is a 4 year-old.
Mrs. Mom is a fruit seller in Phnom Penh city where she can earn money to support her family. Her husband, Mr. Vet, is a construction worker and a farmer. He owns a half-hectare plot of land where he grows rice. Some of the rice is sold and the rest is for the family.
Mrs. Mom wants to start a new business and so is applying for a loan to buy some piglets for breeding. With the rest of the loan, she will buy bamboo and zinc to fix her house.
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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