Pen (in the photo), age 33, is a construction worker. He has been married since 2000, and has two young sons. His wife is a garment worker.
Besides construction works, Pen also raises cows at home.
He is asking for a loan to buy a cow to raise.
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.