Mr. Ban M. lives in Smaonh village in Kampong Cham province, where he is a farmer who cultivates both rice and vegetables. He owns a large field which he cannot cultivate with his wife. Thus, Mr. Ban M. decided to ask for a loan to hire laborers to work in the field. Mr. Ban M. is 42 years old and the father of seven children, three of whom are employed in different jobs while the remaining four are attending school. His wife is on the left of 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.