Mrs. Lun L. (pictured above), aged 55, is a widow with four children: two sons and two daughters. Two of them are married and live outside the family home, one is a driver and the other one stays at home. The family lives aL. National Road Number six, about 25 kilometers from Phnom Penh.
Lun has been selling chickens and ducks for 15 years. She hopes to expand her business to be able to get extra income to support her family. Therefore, she is asking for her first loan of $250 to purchase chickens and ducks for resale.
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.