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Sourn Muysim

  • Phillip Bank
  • Local partner investment
  • + 41 other investors
  • With EUR 43.800 Muysim is able to increase sales of seafood and build an extra room to rent out.

    48 months
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    Maturity48 months
    Repayments6 months
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      Muysim is married and lives with her husband and two children who are in school in Phnom Penh city. 

      She is a wholesaler of seafood in the market of Phnom Penh city. She has been running this business for about 7 years to support her family. She usually supply the seafood direct from the Kampot and Preah Sihanouk provinces. Every day, she order the seafood such craps, fishes, shrimps, octopus, around 250kg to 300kg to both distribute to small sellers and keep some amount to sell at her own store.

      Since this business has been earn a lot to support her family, she is now requesting for a loan from KREDIT to increase her daily selling. She also has an new idea to create another renting room business, so the loan request is also allow her to build some room for renting out. 

      Company nameSourn Muysim
      CEOMuysim Sourn
      LocationPhnom Penh
      SectorWholesale / Retail


      Phillip Bank is a microfinance institution in Cambodia that invests in people and their businesses via Micro-loans. By providing working capital to local entrepreneurs, they enable people in Cambodia to further expand their businesses and reach their potential for business growth and job creation.

      Micro-loans are an effective tool against poverty. Research has shown that communities with more viable small local businesses have more balanced economies and higher average prosperity levels. Their turnover mainly flows back to their communities, ensuring economic growth and stability. The capital provided by Phillip Bank works towards sustainably improving families' financial well-being in rural and urban communities.


      SDG’s impacted

      With this project you are contributing to the following Sustainable Development Goals:

      SDG 1. No poverty

      SDG 8. Decent work and economic growth

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      • With this investment 8 people are reached

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