Chansit thou, pictured here, is 30 years old and her husband, Dyna, is 38. The couple lives on an island in the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh City. They have been married since 1998 and have a young daughter.
Chansit thou runs grocery store at home and her husband works for bakery. She is requesting a 1,000 USD loan to buy more grocery items to sell.
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.