Mrs. Touch P., 34, lives in Prey Mean village in Takeo province. She cultivates rice in a plot of land she owns. Her husband, Mr. Chhoem Sophal, retails chicken. He facing some difficulties in his business because he does not have his own motorbike to travel to purchase chicken for sale. Thus, Mrs. Touch P. decided to ask for a loan, to add to her savings, to buy a motorbike for her husband’s business. She has four children who are attending the local school. Her husband is presented with her in the picture.
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.