Mrs. Symy N. is 33 years old and her husband, Mr. Channo Chai, is 28 years old. They have been married since 2003 and have two young sons. They live along National Road Number one, about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh City.
Mrs. Symy N. sells fruit. She buys it from fellow villagers and sells it in a Phnom Penh market. Her husband is a construction worker.
Symy is requesting her first loan of $800 US to buy a new motorbike to transport her fruit to the market, and also to expand the house where she lives.
Symy and her husband are in the photo.
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.