Hou L. is a 41-year-old mother blessed with two teenage kids, one of whom works sewing clothes in industry, while the other one attends school. Hou L. was married, but divorced her husband when her kids were young. To pursue a daily income, Hou L. works as a requirement laborer. She is always hired by people to do things to help their needs. Hou L. and her employed child always find it hard traveling to work or anywhere else, because they don’t have their own vehicle. Thus, Hou L. has requested a loan to buy a motorcycle to provide transportation for her family.
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.