Pao K. sells cooking supplies out of her home for her neighbors who live in the same village. Another main source of family income comes from her husband’s business: he owns a machine which he uses to provide a battery-charging service in the village.
Pao K. and her husband were married years ago but they do not have a child. Recently, one part of the grocery inventory was exhausted from her stock. Pao K. is therefore applying for a loan to accrue a larger amount of grocery inventory 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.