At the every, Mrs. Ya T. is very busy caring for her grown pigs in the pigpen next to her house. This action is to earn money in order to contribute to her family. She can sell all her pig to buyers every three or four months after she begins breeding. She has been engaged in this sector since she was single. Ya T. was married a lot of years ago to Khoeun, 39, a building worker. They both have seven teenage children who are students and are also temporarily laborers. Ya T. will use her first loan to buy a small plot of land in a good location for farming. She will plant a variety crops on her new land for extra income.
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.