Mr. Mon C. (pictured here), 26, and his wife, Mrs. Savorn Nhem, 18, have been married since 2008 and have no children yet. The family lives along National Road Number One, about 17 kilometers from Phnom Penh City.
Mon and his wife have been selling fish since they married. He is asking for his first loan in the amount of $1,200 purchase a motorbike to carry fish to sell.
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.