Sewing clothes is the main part of 30-year-old Mrs. Y C.'s daily duties at the garment industry. Y C. has been engaged in her job since early 2010 and has a formal salary. She has a life partner in her husband who works as a laborer in the construction field. The couple helps each other to earn money to care for their only child who is already enrolled in school.
As the farming season is approaching, Y C. would like to take this occasion to generate extra income. Y C. needs a loan in order to purchase a new cultivating machine that she can use to provide a plowing service to other farmers for a fee.
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.