Mrs. Oeurn S. is 30 years old, married, and has two children who attend the local public school. She owns a small shop in her village where she sells food and fruits to her nearby neighbors. She typically makes around $4 profit each day to meet her family's needs. Her husband works as a porter in the busy market.
Oeurn S. normally hires a motor taxi to travel to and from the market where she buys items for her business. She hopes to have a vehicle, which will allow her to travel without hiring taxis. To achieve her goal, Oeurn S. is requesting a loan to purchase a used motorbike. Any remaining cash from the loan will be used to increase her capital.
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.