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Sohieng (in the picture), age 30, sells grocery items at home. Her husband, Vuthy, age 41, is a rice farmer and raises cows at home. They have been married since 2000 and have three children: one son and two daughters. Two are in school and another one is still young.

Sohieng’s family lives in a village across the Mekong River about fifteen kilometers from Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. Sohieng is asking for a loan in the amount of $1,500 to buy additional grocery items for resale. She will use a part of the loan to build a shelter where her husband raises cows.

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
  • 51
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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 $1,500 helped Sohieng to buy additional grocery items for resale and build a shelter where her husband raises cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014