Mrs. Yan N. is a villager in Samnak Thboung village in Kampong Cham province. She is a farmer who owns a piece of land to cultivate rice. Her husband, Mr. Ngem Yoeung, is a cow breeder. Since his cow-breeding business is going well, he wants to expand it; thus, Mrs. Yan N. decided to ask for a loan to buy a cow to raise. She is a 58-year-old and the mother of three children, one of whom is a construction worker while the other two are employed in a garment factory. Her husband is also in the picture.
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.