Mrs. Kong S. is employed as a staff member in her community and has had her job since before she was married. She is now married with seven children, one of whom has ready got married and the other six are single. Almost all of her children have jobs and provide their small income to meet any needs of their family. She has a life partner in her husband who owns a car that he uses to provide a taxi service.
One of Kong S.’s daughters currently sells a few grocery items but her business has come to a low capacity due to insufficient financial capital. Therefore, Kong S. is taking out her loan for her daughter to use to increase her capital which will allow her to improve her profit.
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.