Mrs. Lan S. was born in 1976, and she lives in Tuol Krang village in Kadnal province. She is a seamstress in a garment factory where she is able to earn a small salary to support her family. Aside from her work as a seamstress, she also earns her living by selling groceries at her home. Since her business is doing well, she would like to expand it. She is asking for a loan to buy more groceries to support her business.
Her husband, Mr. Him Vith, who is in the picture with her, was born in 1977, and is a farmer who owns a plot of land on which he grows rice for a living. He also helps in his wife's business. This couple has two children who attend the local school and also help their parents' businesses.
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.