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Mrs. Youn C. is 37 years old, and her husband, Mr. Yort Yan, is 39 years old. They live along national road number five, about seventeen kilometers from Phnom Penh, and they were married in 1987. In addition, they have two sons and one daughter. Her daughter is an employee at a garment factory.

Mrs. Youn has been selling grocery items for almost ten years, while Mr. Yort has been growing rice since 1981. Besides farming, he also does some construction work to further support their family. Now, Youn is requesting a loan in the amount of $1,000 to purchase a plowing machine for her husband's farming business.

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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
  • 230
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $40,040,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Youn to improve her husband's farming business by purchasing a plowing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2008
Sep 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010