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Sakhon
Sakhon (pictured here) and his wife, Lun, are 65 years old. They live in a village about seventeen kilometers from Phnom Penh City. They have five children: three sons and two daughters. Three are married, one is a garment worker and another is hired to farm and gets paid with fees.

Sakhon and his wife are vegetable farmers. Sakhon looks old, but he is still strong enough to work. He is asking for a loan in the amount of $1,500 to maintain his vegetable farm by buying pesticide, fertilizer and seeds. He will use a part of the loan to pay fees for the rental of more plots of farmland on which to grow vegetables, in order to increase the volume of his productivity.

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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.

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  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 123
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,181,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Expired
A loan of $1,500 helped Sakhon to maintain his vegetable farm by buying pesticide, fertilizer and seeds, and to pay fees for the rental of more plots of farmland on which to grow vegetables.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 4, 2012
Listed
Jul 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Expired:
Aug 8, 2012