Mrs. Sochany Y. is a 33-year-old mother of four children in Thjea village, Takeo Province, Cambodia. Her husband, Mr. Pen Ny, is a farmer who owns a small piece of land to cultivate rice. Three of the children attend the local school while the youngest one is too young to work or study. Mrs. Sochany Y. purchases brooms and then resells them. She asks for a loan to buy more brooms to continue her business.
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.