Mrs. Saroeun has been a silk weaver since she was young. It’s a skill she learned from her parents. She sells her finished products to the middle man in the village, who takes them to sell in Phnom Penh.
Now, Mrs. Saroeun is requesting a loan of $250 to finish her daughter’s house (she is shown in the photo with her). Her daughter, Mrs. Sreykhouch Ty, is in the process of building a house in front of her parents’ house. Sreykhouch is a silk weaver and her husband is a village doctor.
About MAXIMAMAXIMA 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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