Mrs. P. is a 24-year-old married woman and mother. She has been working as a garment laborer for years and earns a suitable salary to help control all her family’s financial problems. She has another financial earner in her husband, who is a construction worker, working around his community, earning $2 each day. This couple helps each other in order to generate money to support their two school-aged kids.
P. plans to earn extra income by investing in a new business line out of her home. Because she doesn't have capital, Mrs. P. decided to pursue a loan to buy piglets to raise in a stall she has already established behind her house.
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.