Mrs. Kob L. is a villager in Tonle village in Takeo province. She is a farmer who owns small piece of land on which she cultivates rice to earn a living. Her husband, Mr. Muong Leang, is a village chief who is able to make a small salary to support the family. Her husband is shown on the right in the photo.
Although they try to work hard, they still earn less than needed to support the family. In order to improve their living conditions, Mrs. Kob L. decided to ask for a loan to buy two cows for breeding.
Mrs. Kob L. is the mother of four children, three of whom are employed in a garment factory while the other is attending the local school.
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.