Nao is a weaver and also assists her husband’s pig farming businesses and rice wine production. They have been married since 1987 and have two sons and two daughters. One child is married and lives outside the family home. One is a weaver and the other two attend school. The family is living in a village near the Mekong River about 20 kilometers from Phnom Penh City.
Nao is asking for a loan in the amount of $1,000 to purchase pig feed and additional pigs to raise.
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.