Math S. is a 30-year-old single man who currently resides in the middle of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. He is an internal employee in a modern casino and is able to earn $330 a month. He started his job more than nine years ago. Math S. lives with his young brother who works in a private company. In the past, Math S. paid a lot of money to hire a taxi to travel to work because he doesn’t have his own vehicle. Math S. hopes to cut down on the cost of hiring taxis by using a loan he has requested to purchase a new 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.