Mrs. Sreng K., 46, has an annual business planting rice crops, which she harvests and sells when the rice ripens. She has been farming for many years. Usually, she depends on income from her husband, who is a fisherman at the river.
Sreng K. has seven children, one of whom is married and lives separately while the others are single. To make a more comfortable life, one of her daughters works sewing clothes in the garment industry. Sreng K. will use her loan to purchase a pump to pump water for her crop.
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.