Mrs. Oem N., 29, lives in Kompong Tom Province, Cambodia. She has built a medium pigpen behind her house where she feeds a few pigs from which she earns a living. By doing this, she is able to generate a simple daily income, which helps to ensure her family has a stable sells it for a profit. Mrs. Oem N. is asking for a loan in order to purchase a new machine to allow her husband to pick up firewood from the forest.
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.