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Mr. Chin C., 48, and his wife, Mrs. Phally Tep, 43, who live in a small village off of National Road number Two about twenty kilometers south of Phnom Penh, married in 1984 and have five children: three sons and two daughters. Two of their children are married and live outside the family home. One child is a garment factory worker and the other two children study in a local school.

Chin and Phally have been fishing for six years and have been rice farmer since they married. They do fishing from a lake in their village to sell to wholesalers in Ta Khmao market, and they grow rice in their farmland in the village.

Chin is requesting a loan of US$ 300 to buy a boat with a motor for fishing.

Additional Information


MAXIMA 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.

About Cambodia

  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 296
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,552,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Chin to purchase a boat with a motor for fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2008
Oct 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009