Eng stays at home. The main source of income is from her husband who is a motor remoque taxi driver; a motor remoque is a motorbike with a trailer connected to the back.
The elderly couple lives live in a village about 17 kilometers from Phnom Penh City and they have three sons, two are married and the third has full-time employment.
Eng is applying for a loan in the amount of $1,000 to buy a new motorbike for her son to get work because the old one breaks down and uses a lot of gasoline.
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.