Samreth M. is married and has five children, two weave silk at home, one is a security guard, one is a goldsmith, and one attends school. Samreth is a silk weaver; her husband is a policeman. She hopes to continue her silk weaving business because it is a traditional profession. She is requesting a loan of $1,000, which she will use to purchase silk materials.
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.