Mr. Sarin P., 36 and his wife, Mrs. Sovannak Chan, 39, live along national road number one about 20 kilometers from Phnom Penh, were married in 1984 and have three children: two daughters and one son.
Sarin is a carpenter. His has been producing rice wine and raising pigs for 10 years. He is asking for a loan of $1,000 to purchase a motorbike for commuting and he will use a part of his loan to help his wife in raising pigs business.
MAXIMA Microfinance Plc 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.