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Mrs. Sokhen K., 50, and her husband, Mr. Ven Yang, 53, who live in a small village across the Mekong River about 17 kilometers from Phnom Penh, married in 1985 and have four children: two sons and two daughters. One of them is married and lives outside the family house; one daughter is a garment factory worker and another one studies in grade 12.

Sokhen has been selling silk fabrics for four years. She buys them from her villagers for re-sale in Siem Reap province. Her husband has been a farmer since he was young; he grows rice. Sokhen is requesting her first loan of US$ 700 to purchase silk fabrics for re-sale.

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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
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Sokhen to purchase silk fabrics for re-sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2009
Jan 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009