Mrs. Yi N. is a villager in Kork Doung village in Takeo Province. She is 22 years old and the mother of a young child. Her husband, Mr. Khun Kunthea, is a construction worker. She is a farmer and owns a small piece of land for cultivating rice. However, her field is infertile and she must hire laborers with oxen to plow her field. In order to deal with the field problem, Mrs. Yi N. requests a loan to buy fertilizers and hire laborers with oxen to plow herrice field. Her husband is presented on the left of the picture.
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.