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Mrs. Slamas H., 49, is a widow with one son who is twenty-eight years old. He assists his mother in selling fish. The family lives along National Road Number Six about twenty kilometers from Phnom Penh.

Slamas has been selling fish for nineteen years. She buys them from fisherman along the Mekong River for re-sale to the middleman, who then takes them to sell in Phnom Penh. She is requesting a loan of US$ 1000 to purchase a boat and an apparatus for fishing.

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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.

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  • $2,600
    Average annual income
  • 113
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  • $41,847,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Slamas to purchase a boat and an apparatus for fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2008
Dec 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009