Mrs. Rokey K. and her husband, Mr. Mat Sos, live along National Road Number Six about twenty kilometers from Phnom Penh. They were married in 1983 and have eight children: Two of them were married and live outside the family home, two assist their father in the business, one is autistic person and other three are in school.
Rokey has been selling chicken and duck for over 2 years. She buys them her villagers and transports to sell in Prek Tamak market about 3 kilometers for her house. Mrs. Mat Sos has been a fisherman since he was young.
By the way, Rokey needs to spend a lot of money to rents the space of the store for selling chicken and duck. It’s difficult for her to manage income to support her family, so she requesting her first loan of 400 USD to purchase her own store for her business and buy fishing nets for her husband’s fishing 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.