Mr. Phorn S. lives in Ang Ta Kouk village in Takeo Province, Cambodia. He is a farmer who earns a small income by cultivating rice on his small piece of land. In order to improve his living, he decided to ask for a loan to buy a cow to start a breeding business. Mr. Phorn S. is a 52-year-old widower and the father of five children, two of whom are employed in a garment factory while the others attend the local school.
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.