Mrs. C., 30, lives in the rural area of Phnom Penh city. Her husband operates a motorcycle sale trade, and they have three school-aged children.
Mrs. C. earns a living as a farmer by planting rice and vegetable crops. In addition to her farming business, C. is also a rice trader who orders rice in bulk for her stock. Since Mrs. C. lacks capital, she is pursuing a loan in order to buy mature rice to store for a while and then sell to earn 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.