The person appears in the picture here is Mrs. 58 years old Thy K. and a resident of Phnom Penh, where she has owned a plot of land that inherited from her grandfather since 1979. She grows rice crops, which she plants twice a year. She is widowed and the mother of seven children: one is married and live away from the family home, two are garment workers, and other four also take a farming business. Thy K. works hard at her business activities every day and never wastes time. Rice growing is Thy K.'s main source of income to sustain her family. She is applying for a loan to buy other farming supply which she will use to greatly grow crop on her own farmland.
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.