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Mr. Bora K. and his wife, Mrs. Sarath Nao, who live in a small village about twenty kilometers south of Phnom Penh, were married in 1986 and have five children; one son and four daughters. All of them study in a local school.

Mr. Bora and his wife have been in the business of selling fish and fishing for fifteen years. To add to the fish they catch themselves, they buy other fish from Prek Phnao market at Pon Nhea Loeu district for resale at a market in Phnom Penh.

Bora is requesting a loan of US$1200 to purchase one boat, fishing nets, and more fish for resale.

Additional Information


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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,708,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Bora to buy one boat, fishing nets, and buy more fishes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2008
Aug 23, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010