Im S. L. currently sells fish that she gets from her husband’s fishing (her husband is a local fisherman). As another source of income, her husband raises a few cows for their offspring to sell. This modest couple now has three children who are of school age. Im S. L. humbly requests a loan to replace an old fishing tool that has broken.
The two people shown in the picture are Mrs. Im S. L., 38, and her husband, age 41.
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.