Mrs. Phan S. was born in 1963 and she now lives in Lngeang village, Kampong Cham province, Cambodia. She is a Khmer noodle seller. Her husband, Mr. Kao Chan, is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate both rice and vegetables. He has a problem because he does not have enough money to hire laborers to work his field. In order to deal this problem, Mrs. Phan S. decided to ask for a loan for her husband’s purpose. She has six children, one of whom is a beautician, another is a waiter, and the others are students in the local school. She appears in the photo with her husband and one of her children.
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.