Man S. is 57 years old and a resident of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. She is a married woman and the mother of six children. Three of her daughters are garment factory workers.
Man S. earns a living as a tailor, providing her service to neighbors, sewing both traditional clothes and modern clothes. She runs her business very well and a lot of customers recognize the good service she provides. From her business, she can earn an average of US$4 per day.
Man S. will be using half of her loan to purchase additional tailoring materials and the rest to buy small fish to raise.
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.