Klang H. is 54 and married to Yan, 49, who, with him, farms on a plot of land derived from his parents. The family has six children; three are married and the other three are single, two attending school. They are popular for they always show respect to their neighbors and help them. H. is asking for a loan of $700 to buy one plowing truck for farming and service. They are hoping that their children who are still in school will finish their bachelor degrees.
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.