Huth H. is a 42-year-old village woman wH. has worked as a fish catcher since she was single. She goes with her husband to fish along the river. When she is done fishing, she sells the fish, which allows her to earn approximately $4 a day. The humble couple has six children: two are married and the other four are single. As fishing season approaches, the river is full of fish but the family lacks fishing equipment. Huth H. is applying for a loan to purchase additional fishing supplies to support her business activities.
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.