Doep D. is 43 years old and married with five school-aged children. She is currently a recycling seller - she buys used goods to sell to a wholesaler, who then sells them in bulk to other countries. The used goods she buys and deals in are mostly leftover electrical wires and plastic. Her husband works as a requirement laborer, hired by people to carry their merchandise. Doep D. is looking for a loan to buy a new motorcycle in order to make her family transportation easier.
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.