Mean S. was born in 1986 and is a resident of the rural area of Kompong Tom Province. She is married and has a young kid who is still not enrolled in school.
To make a living, Mean S. built a medium store in front of her home where she sells different types of merchandise to people who live nearby. She sells items such as cooking ingredients, cleaning goods, soft drinks, sweets for kids, and gasoline. She has been engaged in this sector for over four years ago, earning about $10 per day. Mean S. receives help from her husband.
Mean S. is committed to make her business more successful and increase her income, so she is applying for this loan to buy additional supplies and ingredients to sell to her customers.
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.