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Mrs. Chanthorn C. married in 1989. She has four children, three sons and one daughter. She has been in the business of purchasing and reselling longan fruit since 2003. In addition, she grows food crops. Her husband is a construction worker. He sometimes goes far from home. The elder two children are attending primary school and the other two are still at home. Mrs. C. hopes to expand her business so they can afford for their children to pursue higher education.

Mrs. C. is requesting a loan from MAXIMA for the first time; she hopes to receive US$ 1,000. She will use some of that amount to buy longan on contract to resell in the market in the city. The rest of the money will be used to change her motorbike so that she can better carry the longan to the market.

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
  • 286
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,170,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3,961.7
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Chanthorn buying longan fruit on contract to resell in the market in the city and changing the motorbike she uses to transport the fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2007
Nov 23, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009