Mr. Sam Ol L. is a villager in Trapaing Trapaing village, Kampong Cham province, Cambodia. He is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. His wife, Mrs. Veak Sophorn, is a successful duck and pig breeder. Because the breeding business is going well, Mr. Sam Ol L. decided to ask for a loan to buy more ducklings, piglets, and pig feed. He hopes to increase his income and improve his living conditions with this loan. He is 33 years old and the father of two children who are attending the local school. His wife is shown in the picture to his right.
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.