Sinat (pictured above) is 47 years old and her husband, Sokorn is 48 years old. They live about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh City. They have been married since 1988 and have three children - one son and two daughters. One is a security guard, one assists her mother in farming business and another one is in school.
Sinat and her husband are vegetable farmers. She is asking for her first loan of the amount of US$1,000 to buy a motorbike for her son who is a security guard to get work.
Photo: Sinat is at home, not at the farm.
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.