Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Mrs. Kimhong C. (shown in the picture), 32, is widow with two young sons. Besides her sons, she also has her mother living with her in a small village along the Mekong River about 15 kilometers from Phnom Penh.

Kimhong has been a silk weaver for 24 years, a skill she learned from her mother. She sells her finished products to a middleman, who then takes them to sell in Phnom Penh. She is requesting her first loan of $200 to purchase silk materials for her silk-weaving business.

Additional Information


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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 250
    View loans »
    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,056,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Kimhong to purchase silk materials for her silk weaving business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2009
Dec 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2010