Mrs. Pheap B. lives in Doem Pour village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns a plot of land on which she cultivates rice to earn a living.
In this plantation, she has some problems because her field is infertile and has a lot of insects causing damage to the crop. Thus, she decided to ask for a loan to purchase fertilizer and pesticides. She would use the rest of loan to buy gasoline to pump water to support her crop.
Mrs. Pheap B. is 28 years old and the mother of a child who is too young to work or study. Her husband, Mr. Seang Thea, is a hard working man. He is shown in the picture with her.
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.