Mrs. Soeurn C. is a villager in Prey Khmer Village in Kampong Chhnang Province. She is a garment factory worker who receives a small salary. She is a 36-year-old widow with two children, one of whom is employed in a garment factory while the other is attending school. The family members now live in an old house and poor conditions, so Mrs. Soeurn C. decided to ask for a loan to hire a house worker to build her a new house in order to improve her standard of living.
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.