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Mrs. It C. (see photo) and her husband, Mr. Hout Khloeng, have been married since 1970 and have eight children: six sons and two daughters. Four of them are married and live outside the family home, one attends school and the other three children weave silk at home. They live in a small village across the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh City.

It has been a silk weaver for more than twenty-five years. She asked for a Kiva loan previously to purchase silk materials. She hopes to continue her weaving business because she has children to assist their mother in the business.

It is requesting a second loan of 1,000 USD to purchase silk materials.

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
  • 53
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped It to purchase silk materials to continue her and her children’s weaving business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2010
Oct 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011