Saran is married with two sons. She lives in a suburb of Phnom Penh. Saran’s business is raising pigs and producing rice wine. Her husband assists his wife in the business.
One of Saran’s sons has full-time employment and another one attends school.
Saran hopes to continue her business of raising pigs and producing rice wine because it is her main source of income. Hence, she decided to apply for another loan to purchase 10 more piglets and pig feed, and to buy rice for making rice wine.
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.