1-Mrs. Hoy H., 51, and her husband, Mr. Mon Sok, 53, were married in 1973 and have six children; two sons and four daughters. One of their children is married and lives outside the family home; three children are garment factory workers, one son is a construction worker and another one attends school. Hoy stays at home to take care of her house. The main income is from her husband’s business; he drives a motor remoque taxi. (Remoque is a motorcycle with a trailer at the back). Hoy is requesting a loan of $300 to purchase one secondhand motorbike for her son to drive to work.
2-Mrs. Chantha N., 40, and her husband, Mr. Samomm Pol, 44, were married in 1986 and have two daughters, both are in school. Chantha has been selling grocery items for five years. Her husband is a policeman. She is also requesting a loan of $300 to purchase more grocery items for resale.
About MAXIMAMAXIMA Mikroheranhvatho is a Cambodian microfinance institution founded in 2000 to help low-income rural and urban people and small- to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) access financial services. Sustainable access to credit helps to create jobs and enables business owners improve their living conditions, educate their children, provide health care to their families, and more. It also enables the rural poor to remain at home with their families, rather than moving to city centers in search of employment.
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