Sreypao (pictured here) is 32 years old and her husband, Kea is 33 years old. They live in a suburb of Phnom Penh. They have been married since 1995 and have four children - three sons and one daughter.
Sreypao is a garment worker, while her husband is a lathe operator. In addition, the couple also grows rice when the rice farming season comes.
Sreypao is asking for a loan of $500 to purchase another cow to plow her rice farm.
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.