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Miss Chamroen T., 21, is single and lives with her parents on an island in the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh. She has one brother and one sister.

Miss Chamroen has been a silk weaver since she was thirteen years old, a skill she learned from her mother. She sells her finished products to the middle man in the village, who takes them to sell in Phnom Penh.

Chamroen is requesting a loan of $700 to purchase silk materials for weaving and repair part of her house.

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
  • 57
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $38,691,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Chamroeun to purchase silk materials for weaving and repair part of her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 7, 2008
Sep 23, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010