Mrs. OU M. is a pig breeder in Tbeng Village in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia. Aside from breeding pigs, Mrs. OU M. buys and sells baskets. Her husband, Mr. Sareth Koe, sells traditional Cambodian medicines. They have two children who are attending school. In order to improve their living conditions, Mrs. OU M. wants to start cultivating rice. She is now requesting a loan to add to her savings in order to to purchase a piece of land to grow the rice. Mrs. OU M. had previously obtained a loan to start her husband's business and she has paid it back in full. Her husband is also in the photo.
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.