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Mrs. C. Sokhun was married in 2000 and has three children, two sons and one daughter. She learned to weave silk from her mother in1987. She began her silk weaving business in the same year. She also continued training her husband to weave. He is currently weaving silk at home as well. Only their eldest son is studying at the local primary school. The other two are still young and stay at home.

She has borrowed money from MAXIMA three times already. Now she is asking a loan in the amount of $400. She will use this loan to purchase silk materials, sewing thread and fees for selecting and preparing silk on her loom and her husband's.

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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
  • 53
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,691,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,959.4
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Sokhun purchasing silk materials, sewing thread and fees for selecting and preparing silk on the looms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 8, 2007
Nov 24, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 6, 2008