Mrs. Pal S. owns a small grocery store in the local market in Tropaing Pour Village in Kampong Chhnang Province. Her husband, Mr. Phy Chhanna, breeds pigs, and he also helps his wife when he has free time. (Mr. Chhanna is on the right in the photo.)
Mr Chhanna's pig breeding business is going well, and he wants to expand his business. Therefore, Mrs. Pal S. decided to request a loan to buy piglets and pig food for her husband's business. Mrs. S. is 53 years old, and has three children; one is employed in a garment factory, and the others attend school.
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.