Mrs. Yi H. is a 44-year-old widow with four children, one of whom is employed in a transport company, two are fishermen, and the other one is a student in the local school. This family lives in Ping Pong village, Takeo province.
Mrs. Yi H. is a farmer who owns a 1.5-hectare field for cultivating rice. She now faces a problem because she does not have enough money to support her farming. Thus, she is now requesting 1,000,000 KHR from the Kiva partner, AMK, to buy gasoline, pesticide and to hire a farm laborer to help with her farming.
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.