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Thavuth (pictured above), age 49, is single. She lives with her sister in a suburb of Phnom Penh City.

Thavuth is a chef. She is asking for her first Kiva loan in the amount of 1,000 USD to buy a motorbike for commuting. She had a motorbike, but that one was old and broke. Hence, she decided to sell it. Thavuth will use money from the loan to add to money from selling her old motorbike to buy a new one.

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
  • 37
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,709,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Thavuth to buy a new motorbike for commuting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 16, 2012
Aug 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014