Mr. Mom M. was born in 1952, and he now lives in Pun Phnom Village in Takeo Province.
He is a pig butcher who kills pigs for profit. His wife, Mrs. Kaing Song, owns small restaurant where she sells Khmer noodles to the villagers and visitors.
Even though Mr. Mom M. and his wife have separate businesses, they still live in poor conditions. To improve their standard of living, Mr. Mom M. decided to ask for a loan to buy a cow for breeding.
Mr. Mom M. is 56 years old and the father of two children -- one is employed in a garment factory while the youngest one is attending the local school. His wife is on the left 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.