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Mr. Puthea M., aged 40, and his wife, Mrs. Chorn Port, aged 36, live in a small village along National Road Number Three, about 20 kilometers from Phnom Penh City. They have been married since 1991 and have three daughters. Their eldest daughter is a garment factory worker. Puthea was not available for the photo, so his wife is pictured instead.

Puthea has been working in a garment factory for three months. His wife stays at home and does house work. He does not have his own transportation and spends a lot of money on traveling costs very often.

To deal with this, Puthea is applying for his first loan of $250 in order to purchase a motorbike for commuting.

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
  • 202
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $39,964,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Puthea to purchase a motorbike for commuting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2010
Feb 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2011