Long R., 63, a dessert seller. She is a single mother of five children: two are single and the rest are married. Four of her children are working in different occupations (two are garment workers, one works for a publishing company, and another is a rice farmer). As their vehicle is getting old and breaks down frequently, Long R. and her children face difficulties traveling to work or anywhere else. She is requesting a loan in order to replace her old motorcycle.
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.