Mrs. Sok I., age 42, sells fresh fish in the busy market. As another source of income, she buys and sells used goods out of her home. In both businesses she can generate $4 per day to support her family's food requirements.
Sok I. has been married for years wI. four children who are single. One of her sons is a vehicle repairer. Her husband works as a supervisor of military policemen.
The fishing season is coming since the river is full of fish. Sok I. hopes to accumulate more profits for her family. That is why she requests a loan for her unemployed son's use, to buy equipment for fishing.
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.