Mrs. Mao K., married to Mr. Chang Chuon, lives in Tonle village, Takeo province. She and her husband are farmers who own a 1.5-hectare plot of land where they grow rice to sell to support their family; they also cut palm tree leaves used in roof making to earn some extra money. Mrs. Mao K. is applying for a loan to buy a new motorbike for her family's transportation needs. She is the mother of a child who is a seamstress in a garment factory.
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.