Srifas (in the photo) sells the fish that her husband catches in the local market. Her husband HaM. is a fisherman. They also run a business selling recycling materials. They have a family of daughters: three attend school and the others are still young and stay at home. The family lives in a village about twenty kilometers from Phnom Penh City.
Srifas is requesting a loan of 1,000 USD to assist in her husband’s fishing business by purchasing one more boat and a boat motor.
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.