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Mrs. Chaileang S. is divorced and has three children; two sons and one daughter. All of her children are in school. The family lives on an Island on Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh.

Mrs. Chaileang has been a silk weaver for twenty one years. It’s skill she learned from her sister. She sells her finished products to the middle-man in the village who will take them to sell in Phnom Penh.

Mrs. Chaileang is requesting a loan in the amount of $100 to purchase silk materials for weaving.

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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.

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  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 37
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  • $38,708,425
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Chaileang to purchase silk material for weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2008
Apr 25, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009