Mr. Lek C. lives in Sduk Thom village in Kampong Cham province. He is a farmer who owns a piece of land to cultivate rice to earn a living. He earns little income, so he cannot provide a better life for his children. In order to deal with this problem, he decided to ask for a loan to buy a plot of land for growing rice to expand his rice revenue to support the household. His wife, Mrs. Hor Heang, is a pig breeder. Mr. Lek C. is 49 years old and the father of three children who are enrolled in the local school. His wife is also presented in the picture with him.
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.