Mrs. Men C. L. owns a small grocery store in Kampong Prasath Village in Kampong Chhnang Province. Her husband, Mr. Thin Korng, is a dentist and farmer in the local village. Since it is the rainy season, Mr. Thin Korng needs to cultivate rice; unfortunateL., he does not have animals to plow. Thus, Mrs. Men C. L. decided to ask for a loan to hire a laborer with oxen to plow the field in order to cultivate rice.
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.