Mrs. San S., 31, is a married woman living in Phnom Penh. She is garment worker and is a good homemaker who currently stays at home to care for her children and do housework. She has three teenagers who are in school. She sometimes depends on her husband, who works as a fisherman in and around the river, for income. Recently some of his fishing tools were ruined, forcing him to suspend his activity, and the family’s income has been affected. To help solve the matter, San S. is asking for a loan to repair the broken tools and to buy more tools, such as a boat, net, and trap, to improve the fishing business. Note: the man shown in the photo is Mrs. San S.'s husband.
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.