Mrs. Rak C. is a villager in Bort Tonle village in Kampong Cham province. She sells fruit and palm sugar. Aside from this business, she is a farmer who owns a plot of land where she cultivates yams. She faces a problem because she does not have enough money to cultivate yams on the field. Thus, Mrs. Rak C. decided to ask for a loan to grow yams to earn income. She is a 35-year-old widow with two children who are enrolled in 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.