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Mrs. Maiyas K., 42, and her husband, Mr. Ly K., 43, who live along National Road Number
Six about twenty kilometers from Phnom Penh, were married in 1988 and have five children; three sons and two daughters. One of her daughters is married and lives in the family home and the other three children study in the local school.

Mrs. Maiyas and her husband have been raising ducks for ten years. They sell duck eggs to the middleman in the village. Beside this business, the couple has been fishing since they were young. Ly fishes in the Mekong River and his wife sells the fish in the village.

Maiyas is requesting a loan of $1000 to purchase feed and ducks for raising and to buy fishing nets for her husband.

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
  • 48
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    Cambodia Loans Fundraising
  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4,030.2
    Cambodia Riels (KHR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maiyas to raise ducks and purchase fishing nets for fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2008
Sep 16, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010