Sopha is a silk weaver. She sells her finished products to the middleman in the village who then sells them in a Phnom Penh market. Sopha is single and she is living with her mother and sister in a suburb of Phnom Penh.
Sopha is asking for a loan of $1,000 to continue her silk weaving business by buying silk materials.
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.