Chantha (pictured above) is 49 years old and her husband, Thoem, is 52 years old. They live in a suburb of Phnom Penh and have daughter who is married.
Chantha sells typical Khmer desserts, and her husband is a soldier.
She is asking for her first loan of $1,000 to buy a motorcycle for her son-in-law to drive to work.
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.