Mrs. Nom N. is a farmer who lives in the Kouk Doung village in the Takeo province. She is a 52-year-old widow with three children, one of whom is employed in a garment factory while the others attend the local school. She owns a plot of land where she cultivates rice to earn a living. Although she works hard, she and her family still live in poor conditions. In order to improve these living conditions, Mrs. Nom N. decided to ask for a loan to buy two cows for breeding. She hopes to increase her income by selling her cows.
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.