Mrs. Chan Thoeun Y. lives in Deum Por village in Takeo province. She owns a small piece of land to cultivate rice. In this farming, she has a problem because she does not have enough money to rice seeds for cultivating so she decided to ask for a loan to buy them and she would use the rest of the loan to buy a boat and fishnets for her husband’s fishing business. Mrs. Chan Thoeun Y. is 30 years old and the mother of two children one of whom is attending primary school while the other is too young to work or study because that child is at the age of five years old. Her husband is shown on the right 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.