Mrs. Horm K. is a villager in Lor village in Kampong Chhnang province. She and her husband, Mr. Hong Suor, are farmers who own a piece of land to cultivate rice. In the plantation, they get little revenue to earn their living. Thus, Mrs. Horm K. decided to ask for a loan to buy a plot of land to cultivate rice. She hopes to increase income and improve living conditions with this loan. She is 40 years old and the mother of six children, two of whom are construction workers while another is employed in a garment factory. One is a farmer while the others are attending 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.