Mr. Sophois M., 28, and his wife, Mrs. Sokhorn Sous, 26, live along national road number one about eighteen kilometers from Phnom Penh. Theywere married in 2000 and have three children: one son and two daughters.
Mr. Sophois has been an electrician for three years. He does his job in the village and in Phnom Penh City. Mrs. Sokhorn sells Khmer noodles in the village. Sophois is requesting a loan of $1000 to purchase a motorcycle so he can to work more easily and spend less time in transit.
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.