Mr. Phan D. is a villager in Rong village in Takeo Province. He is a farmer who owns a piece of land to cultivate rice to earn a living. On his plantation, he faces some problems because he does not have seed rice to grow in his field and his field has infertile soil, which has a bad affect on his crop. In order to solve these problems, he decided to request a loan to buy seed rice and fertilizers to enable his field to make his crop more productive. Mr. Phan D. is a 58-year-old widower and the father of two children who are employed in the garment factory.
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.