Mrs. Tuon A. lives in Boeng Village in Kandal Province. She is a tailor. Her husband, Mr. Siv Ean, is a farmer. Although Mrs. Tuon A. and her husband have different businesses, they still live in poor conditions. In order to improve their standard of living, Mrs. Tuon A. decided to ask for a loan to buy two cows for breeding. She hopes to increase her income after she sells her cows. Mrs. Tuon A. is 50 years old and the mother of four children one of whom is employed in a garment factory while the remaining three are attending the local school. Her husband is shown 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.