Mrs. Vanna V. (51 years old and pictured here) and her husband, Mr. Sen Ros, 62, have been married since 1979 and have six children: three sons and three daughters. Two of them are married and live in their own homes and the other four attend school. The family lives in a Phnom Penh suburb.
Vanna has been renting a space in her house to a garment factory worker for ten years. Because her house is located near the garment factory, it’s easy for her to operate the business. Her husband is a motor taxi driver.
Vanna is asking for a loan in the amount of $1,200 to buy a motorbike for her children to get to school and to repair the roof of her house.
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.