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Ratana (in the photo) is 48 years old and her husband, Samy, is 49 years old. They live in a village about fifteen kilometers form Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. They have been married since 1988 and have six sons and one daughter.

Ratana sells mangoes. She buys mangoes under contract from villagers from the blooming season till the harvesting season comes. She needs to use pesticides to keep mangoes from insects. Hence, Ratana is asking for a loan of $1,000.

Additional Information


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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 263
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,023,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Ratana to purchase pesticide to keep mangoes from insects.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2012
Apr 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012