Mrs. Mom M. is 28 years-old and a villager in Tonle village in Takeo province. She and her husband, Mr. Cham Sin, are farmers who own a piece of land to cultivate rice. Mrs. Mom M. decided to ask for a loan to buy an ox for plowing. Aside from farming, Mr. Cham Sin collects palm juice and earns a small income to support the household. Mrs. Mom M. is a mother of two children, one of who is seamstress in the garment factory, while the other one is attending the local school. Her husband is on the right in the photo.
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.