Mrs. Sophy C. is a villager in Trapaing Soam village in Takeo Province. She is a pig breeder. Mrs. Sophy C. is requesting a loan to buy pig foods and seven piglets so she can expand her business and increase her income. Her husband, Mr. Om Vasna, is a farmer. She is 36 years old and the mother of six children, one of whom is employed in a garment factory, four other children are attending the local school, and the youngest one is too young to work or study. Her husband is presented on the left 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.