Hak P. is 53 years old, married, and is the mother of six children: two are single and the other four are married and live separately. Most of her children are employed at different occupations. Her husband, Yeam, age 62, earns his daily income by providing a lottery service for a commission.
Hak P. currently sells fish and chickens in the local busy market. She has been running her business since early 2000 and is able to make her revenue of $7 each day. She will use the loan to buy fresh fish to make into dried fish to sell.
Hattha Kaksekar Limited is one of the largest and most successful microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Cambodia. The organization provides microfinance services to the poor, particularly women, in urban and rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand the outreach of HKL’s financial services to a greater number of clients in rural areas of Cambodia.