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Mrs. Sophal S. (pictured) is a married woman, living with her family in a village along National Road number 2, approximately twenty kilometers from Phnom Penh City. She and her husband have two sons and one daughter, all of whom are in school.

To earn a living, she used to sell grocery items at her home. Now, she is a garment factory worker. Her husband, meanwhile, is a construction contractor.

Sophal is asking for a loan in the amount of $800 to purchase a motorbike for her husband to drive to work.

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
  • 37
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,708,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Sophal to purchase a motorbike so that her husband can drive to work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2011
May 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012