Mrs. Vanna C., 48, and her husband, Mr. Peam Thou, 49, have been married since 1980 and have five children: two sons and three daughters. On of them was married and lives in separated home, one daughter is a silk weaver and other three assist their parents in the business. They are living on an island in the Mekong River about 15 kilometers from Phnom Penh.
Vanna is a silk weaver and assists her husband in producing Khmer noodle business. She wants to supplement another raising pigs business and after they grow big enough, she will get more extra income from the selling pigs.
Therefore, Vanna is asking for a loan of 1,000 UDS to purchase piglets to raise.
MAXIMA 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.