Seap (in the photo) sells fish that her husband catches around the village. Her husband is a fisherman and grows rice when the rice farming season comes, and also raises cows at home.
She is asking for a loan in the amount of $500 to assist in her husband’s farming business by buying seed, fertilizer and pesticide.
The couple has been married since 1989. They live on the Mekong River about 20 kilometers from Phnom Penh City.
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.