Sreynin is a garment worker. Her husband, Sophal, is a wood deliveryman. He buys wood and then delivers it to customers who have businesses that require wooden materials.
The couple lives along National Road No. 5, about 20 kilometers from Phnom Penh City. They have two young children, a son and a daughter.
Sreynin is applying for a loan of $1,000 to help her brother to buy a motorbike and trailer to carry wood for sale.
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.