Sok P. is taking out her first loan to purchase a piece of farmland in a good location on which she will grow different kinds of crop. In addition, she will rent her land out to other farmers for a fee. She is 45 years old and married. She and her husband are local cultivators. They have three children: two are married and one is still young. Two of the children are employed in various occupations. This couple currently generates an income of approximately $5 per day from their business.
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.