Mrs. Soung L. lives in Roka village in Kandal province. She and her husband, Mr. Siem Rin, are farmers who own a small piece of land to cultivate rice to earn a living. In this plantation, they earn little income to support the family's living. In order to improve their living standards, Mrs. Soung L. decided to ask for a loan to add to her savings to buy a piece of land to cultivate rice. She is 46 years old and the mother of six children, two of whom are employed in a garment factory while the others are enrolled in the local school. Her husband is presented 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.