Mrs. Phet S. is a farmer in Ampil Village in Kandal Province. She owns a 1.5 hectare field and cultivates rice. On her plantation she now faces an obstacle because her field is infertile and it affects her crop. She decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer to improve her soil. Her husband, Mr. Thoeurn S., helps her on the plantation. Mrs. Phet S. is 53 years old and the mother of two children, one of whom is employed in a garment factory while the other is attending the local 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.