Mrs. Nim N. was born in 1973, and she now lives in Trapaing Kok village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a small piece of land to cultivate rice to earn a living. Her husband, Mr. N. Vanny, is a blacksmith who makes all kinds of agricultural equipment. Because this business is going well, he wants to expand it. Thus, Mrs. Nim N. decided to ask for a loan to buy more steel for her husband's business. She has a child who stays at home because that child is only five years old. Her husband is shown on the left of the 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.