Mrs. Sasfy L. (in the photo), and her husband, Mr. Man Kob, live along National Road Number Six about twenty kilometers from Phnom Penh. Sasfy sells clothes. She buys them from Phnom Penh market for resale in the local market. Her husband is a construction worker and fisherman.
Sasfy is asking for a loan of US$ 700 to continue her business by purchasing clothes for resale. She will use a part of her loan to buy fishing gear for her husband’s fishing business.
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.