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Chanthoeun
Mrs. Chanthoeun V., 46, is a widow with one son who helps her with her silk weaving business. She has two siblings; one brother and her. Her brother has full-time employment. Besides her child she also has her elderly mother living with her as well. The family lives on an island in the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh.



Chanthoeun has been a silk weaver since 1980, a skill she learned from her parents when she was eighteen years old. Her mother has been a silk weaver since 1955, a skill she learned from her parents when she was fourteen years old as well. They sell their finished products to the middleman in the village, who then takes them to sell in Phnom Penh.



Chanthoeun is requesting a loan of US$ 1000 to purchase construction materials for repairing her house.

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About MAXIMA

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
  • 331
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $37,587,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Chanthoeun to purchase construction materials for repairing her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 7, 2008
Listed
Nov 14, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2010