Mrs. Him S. is 35 years old and the mother o five children, three of whom are attending school while the others are too young to work or study. Her husband is on the right of the photo. Mrs. Him S. sells rice soup as a breakfast food in Kampong Os Village in Kampong Chhnang Province. Aside from this business, she is a teacher receives only a small salary per month. Her husband, Mr. Siyath Men, is a village chief and he also is a fish farmer. His breeding fish business is going well, so Mrs. Him S. requests a loan to buy more fish for breeding and more fish food.
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.