A loan of $600 helped a member for repairing the house and purchasing a new motorcycle to replace the old one for driving as a motor taxi.


Ros's Group's story

Mr. Ros U. (shown in picture from the left with his wife) was selected to be a group leader by members for a loan from Maxima. In the group there are two families including him. The entire group members are living along National road number two about seventeen kilometers from Phnom Penh.

1-Mr. Ros U. (age 51) and his wife were married in 1982.They have nine children, four sons and five daughters. One of their children was married and lives outside the family home. Of the other eight children, five have full time employment and the other three children are in school. Mr. Ros has been motor taxi driver for twenty five years. His wife, Mrs. KhoeU. Min stays at home to take care of the children. Now Mr. Ros is requesting a loan in the amount of $300 to repair his house.

2-Mr. Sokrith U., 25, (the second shown in the picture from the right with his wife) and his wife were married in 2005 and have two daughters. Sokrith has been driving a motor taxi for seven years, while his wife is a garment factory worker. Now Sokrith is requesting a loan in the amount of $300 to purchase a new motorcycle to replace the old one for driving as a motor taxi.

About the group loans

In the group, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a group of individuals bound by a group guarantee. Under this arrangement, each member of the group supports one another and is responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group member if someone is delinquent or defaults.

In this group: Ros, Sokrith
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