Ly O. is married and has one child who attends school. He is both a motor taxi driver and rice farmer. His wife is a weaver. They live in a village off National Road number 2, about 15 kilometers from Phnom Penh.
Ly is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase seed, fertilizer, and pesticide to maintain his farm.
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.