Mrs. Sophea has been a silk weaver since she was sixteen years old, a skill she learned from her mother, while Mr. Saran has been a silk weaver since he was married. The couple sells their finished products to the middleman in the village, who then takes them to sell in Phnom Penh.
Sophea is requesting a loan of $500 to purchase silk materials for her weaving business.
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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