Mrs. Chroeb P. lives in Ank Prasat village in Takeo province. She sells clothing in the local market. Her husband, Mr. Chhay Thy, is a farmer who owns a plot of land to cultivate rice. Mrs. Chroeb P. is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer to support the rice field, and she would use the rest of the loan to buy more clothing to add to her business. She hopes to increase income and improve the family living with this loan. She is 44 years old and the mother of five children, four of whom are attending the local school while the youngest is too young to work or study. Her husband is presented on the left of the photo.
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.