Mrs. Nhoem M. was born in 1954 and she now lives in Thkouv village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who has a small plot of land to cultivate rice to earn a living. She is a widow with five children, three of whom are employed in different businesses while the remaining two are attending the local school. Although Mrs. Nhoem M. and her family members try to work hard, they still live in an old house in poor conditions. To improve these standards of living, Mrs. Nhoem M. decided to ask for a loan to buy timber to build a new house for her family.
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.