Mrs. Sok C. is a villager in Tashoue village in Takeo Province. She is a grocer and she has a plot of land to cultivate rice. Her husband, Mr. El Sopheak, is a farmer and works in security at the market. Although they have different businesses, they still do not enough money to earn a good living. Thus, Mrs. Sok C. has decided to ask for a loan to buy goods for her business. She hopes this loan will increase and improve her living conditions. She is 25 years old and the mother of one child, who is three years old. Her husband is on the right 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.