Mrs. Thoeurn T. has been selling various types of fish and some vegetables at the market for years. She typically generates an income of $3.33 per day. Additionally, she built a stall next to her house where she fattens a few pigs for extra profit. She has been married for a long time and has four kids. Two of her children are now married and the remaining two are single. Most of them are employed and contribute a small income to the family.
Thoeurn T. has a life partner in her husband who earns income, fishing and cultivating rice. Thoeurn T. is taking out her loan to increase her business capital. With any remaining cash from the loan, she will buy more implements for her husband use to fish.
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.