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Hauy and his wife, Sopheap, have been farming for almost 30 years and have five children: two sons and three daughters. One of their children is married and lives outside the family home, another one is a garment worker, and the others attend school. They live in a village about seventeen kilometers from Phnom Penh City.

Hauy and his wife are vegetable farmers. He is asking for a loan of US $1,000 to buy seeds, fertilizer, and pesticide to maintain his farm and to repair the house where he lives.

Photo: Hauy is at home, not at the farm.

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
  • 125
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $39,835,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Hauy to buy seeds, fertilizer, and pesticide to maintain his farm and to repair his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 5, 2012
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013