Mrs. Sopheap C. is 40 years old and she lives in Pou village in Takeo province. She is a grocer. Her husband, Mr. Samith Nget, is a farmer who owns a one-hectare field on which to cultivate rice. Sopheap C. needs 1,000,000 Riel from AMK to support the rice crops, and, with the rest of the loan, she would buy more groceries to support her small business. With the loan, she hopes to improve her family's living conditions and increase her income, too. Sopheap C. has two children, one of whom is a student at the local school, while the youngest child is five years old.
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.