Mrs. Or C. is 60 years old and a villager from Roluos village in Takeo province. She is a mother of three children, all of whom are employed in a garment factory. Or C. is a farmer who owns 2.5 hectares of land to cultivate rice to support her family. Her husband, Mr. Chan Me, is shown on the right of the picture. The family has a problem because their field is ready to plow, but they do not have enough oxen to do the job. Therefore, Mrs. Or C. decided to ask for a loan to buy an ox to plow the field.
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.