Mrs. Cham Chou is 50 years old and she now lives in the Ta Keb Village in the Kampong Cham Province. She is a farmer who owns a piece of land to cultivate both rice and vegetables. In cultivating vegetables, she faces a problem because she does not have enough money to grow cassavas in the fields. In order to deal with this problem, she decided to ask for a loan to buy more cassavas to plant and grow. Her husband, Mr. Lorn Sao, is a fisherman. Mrs. Cham Chou has a child who is a laborer. Her husband is shown on the right 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.