Mrs. Phoeun N. is a villager in Ang Kunh village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a piece of land to cultivate rice. Her husband, Mr. Lam Nhum, sells water. Mrs. N. is requesting a loan to buy a cow for breeding, in order to improve the family's living conditions. She is 49 years old and the mother of eight children, two of whom are employed in garment factory while two others help their parents work. Three children are enrolled in the local school, while the youngest one is too young to work or study. 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.