So B. is 29 years of age and a married woman. In order to meet the needs of the family, So B. sells a little grocery inventory out of her home. She has been in this business for two years. To help contribute to the family, her husband works as a building laborer for a small firm. So B. and her husband have been married for years and they have two young children who attend school. She hopes to enlarge her business and is applying for a $500 US loan to be used to accumulate a larger number of necessary grocery items to sell.
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.