Mrs. Hy S. is a vegetable farmer in Trapaing Run Village in Takeo Province. Her crops have been damaged by animals because her field does not have a fence to protect it. Thus, Mrs. Hy S. decided to ask for a loan to buy wood to build a fence around her field. Mrs. Hy S. is a 48-year-old widow with four children, three of whom are employed in a garment factory and the other one is attending 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.