Sim T., 53 years, lives in Boeng K'aek village in Kandal province. She and her husband, Met Mort, are farmers who own pieces of land where they cultivate rice to support their family. Though she tries to save some money for her family expenses, Sim still does not have enough money left to pay for everything. She has decided to ask for a loan to buy two cows for breeding. This couple has seven children, two of whom are garment factory workers while two others are laborers and the others are attending public school near their home.
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.