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Mr. El S. (pictured with his daughter), 66, and his wife, Mrs. Siasas Chres, 57, who live along National Road Number Six about 20 kilometers from Phnom Penh, were married in 1979 and have three daughters, all married, but only one lives outside the family home. One daughter is a grocery seller and another is a fisherwoman.

El has been fishing since he was young, having learned the skill from his parents. He catches fish to sell from the Mekong River and the lake near the village. His wife is a fortune teller, an art she learned from her mother. El is now requesting a loan of $500 to purchase one boat motor for fishing.

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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.

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  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 264
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  • $38,023,250
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped El to purchase a boat motor for fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2008
Nov 4, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009