Mrs Yim M., a 50-year-old mother of five children, lives in Sophy village in Takeo province. Three of her children are employed and the others are enrolled in the local school. Yim M. is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. Her husband, Mr Orn Sarun, is a construction worker. Although they work hard, they earn insufficient income to support their household. Yim M. has therefore decided to ask for a loan to buy a breeding cow to earn more income. She and her husband are both shown 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.