The smiling woman shown in the picture is Mrs. Nyean S., 27, a worker in the garment industry.
Nyean S. is also a good homemaker who cooks delicious food and takes care of the children. She is married with four school-age children. Her husband helps support the family by providing a taxi service.
Recently, the income of Nyean S.’s husband decreased because his motorbike taxi was damaged. Because of that, Nyean S. decided to seek a loan for her husband to replace his old taxi.
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.