A loan of $900 helped to purchase grocery items for re-sale and repair their house.


Chab's story

Mr. Chab L. (shown in the picture on the left with his group members) was selected to be the group leader by members of his group who are requesting a loan from Maxima. In the group there are three families including his. All the group members live along National Road Number Two about twenty kilometers from Phnom Penh.



Mr. Chab L., 49, and his wife, Mrs. Sophoin Khun, 47, married in 1979 and have seven children: four sons and three daughters. Four of their children are married and live outside the family home. One child has full-time employment and other two children study in local schools. Chab has been a provincial officer for twenty-eight years, while his wife sells porridge at home. Now she wants to create another business selling grocery items. Therefore, Chab is requesting a loan in the amount of US$ 300 to purchase grocery items for his wife to sell.



Mr. Chanthy Khon, 26, and his wife, Mrs. Manuch Cheav, married in 2004 and have one son and one daughter. Chanthy has been a motor taxi driver for one year, while his wife has been a garment factory worker for five years. Chanthy is requesting a loan in the amount of US$ 300 to roof his house.

Mrs. Kim Chhum (show in the picture on the right), 54, is a widow with seven children: two sons and five daughters. Three of her daughters are married and live outside the family home and the other four children study in local schools. Kim has been raising cows for many years. She is requesting a loan in the amount of US$ 300 to roof her cow pen and her house.



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