A loan of $800 helped a member to purchase cow for raising, buy clothes for resale, and for fishing.

Nhanh Chhum's Group's story

Nhanh C. (the first from the right) was selected to be a group leader by members for a loan from Maxima. In the group there are three families including her family. The entire group members are living along National Road Number Two, which is about twenty kilometers from Phnom Penh.

1- Nhanh C., 38, and her husband, Sarim Tuy, were married in 1988 and have six children; five sons and one daughter. Two of their children are married and live outside the family home, three children attend school and the youngest one is still very young. Nhanh has been selling duck eggs for one year. Her husband has been a mason for seven years. She is requesting a loan in the amount of $300 to purchase a cow.

2-Sim H. (the second from the right), 26, is a widow with one son who is still very young. Sim has been selling second-hand clothes for four years. She bought them from a market in Phnom Penh to resell Ta Khmao market. She is requesting a loan in the amount of $300 to purchase more second-hand clothes for resale.

3-Soeun H., 29, and his wife, Sivorn Chorn, 29, were married in 1996 and have three children; two sons and one daughter. Two of them attend school and the other one is still young and stays at home. Soeurn has been a mason and fisherman for ten years. His wife has been fishing and selling for ten years as well. He is requesting a loan of $200 to purchase seine for fishing.

In this group: Nhanh, Sim, Soeun

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