Mrs. Tho M. is a villager in Doun Taur village in Kampong Cham Province. She and her husband, Mr. Met Sao, are farmers who own a plot of land to cultivate rice to earn a living. In this plantation, they face a small problem because their field is infertile, so Mrs. Tho M. decided to ask for a loan to buy fertilizer to make her crops more productive. She is 56 years old and the mother of four children, two of whom are employed in a garment factory while another one is a construction worker and the other is enrolled in the local school. Her husband is shown on the right of 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.